HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Worker in Anchorage, Alaska

Social Worker PRN Alaska Regional Hospital

Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff. Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world and draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle that includes performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining only minutes from the great outdoors. You can enjoy golfing under the midnight sun, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and other popular outdoor activities a short distance from home.

Job Title: Social Worker - PRN

PRN Defined: Work minimum of one shift per two week pay period to assist with staffing for coverage of absences for staff planned/unplanned and/or increase in census. The more you are available the more you can work if shifts are available.

*NOTE: *An assessment (that takes about 20 minutes to complete) will be automatically sent to you when you have applied for this position (unless you have completed it when applying for a previous similar type position). Please look for it in your email and complete immediately as to not impede the processing of your application.

*Responsibilities: *

*The Social Worker is responsible for the day-to-day direction of social service patient care. This includes quality care of the patient from admission to discharge.

*Establishes and maintains effective cooperative working relationships with social service staff, nursing staff, medical staff, and other departments.

*The Behavioral Health Social Worker considers ages of patients when fulfilling patient care responsibilities; demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; possesses knowledge of growth and development; and has an understanding of the range of treatment needed for these patient groups.

*Works with the Director and Medical Director to oversee and compile results of performance improvement studies.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * MSW or equivalent * *LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Alaska LBSW (required) LMSW or LCSW preferred * Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification * Completes necessary direct service and supervision hours required for obtaining and/or maintaining LCSW or equivalent licensure * Must obtain Crisis Intervention CPI within 30 days. EXPERIENCE: * Two years clinical experience and one year management experience (preferred)

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Social Worker

Location: Alaska-Anchorage-Alaska Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 01406-5706