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Ascension Health Social Worker in Wichita, Kansas

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Social Worker - Other Patient Support Services 002 - Full-Time, Rotating - Ascension Via Christi Health - Wichita, KS

Monday - Friday with a minimum of 1 early morning shift 7am - 4pm and/or 1 evening shift per week 9am - 6pm. 3 days 8am - 5 pm.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Via Christi has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, our integrated health system – with hospitals, physician clinics, therapy centers and other health services – is the largest healthcare provider in Kansas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to investigate, assess and plan interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.

  • Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.

  • Assists clients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the client with his/her needs.

  • Supports management of concurrent review, discharge planning processes, social services, home care and other post discharge needs.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • Specialist Social Worker specializing in Clinical Practice credentialed from the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of Kansas by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Review (KSBSRB) required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.

  • Required: Current Kansas Social Worker Licensure

  • 2 - 5 years Clinical Behavioral Health experience preferred

  • Relationships with medical and community behavioral health providers/services preferred

  • Virtual and telephonic care management experience preferred

  • Both 1:1 and group education experience preferred

  • Population Health background preferred

  • This is a limited hands-on direct patient care role. Most interaction with patients will be telephonic or virtual.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Please see the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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