Saint Luke's Health System Social Worker SLH FT in Kansas City, Missouri

The best place to give care. The best place to get care. That is the Company Luke s vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice or office, our nearly 11,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Company Luke s employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Company Luke s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. JOB DESCRIPTION The Social Worker will work with self pay patients. Responsible and accountable for assessing the psychological social emotional cultural or financial needs that impact patient s health and recovery. To provide professional social work services that utilize supportive counseling and clinical knowledge in assessing the needs of patients and families during illness crisis intervention and post discharge planning. Collaborates with members of health care team in the development of a transition plan and addresses needs in a timely manner. Participate in program planning and development to meet the needs of customers within the health care system and community. Requirements include a Missouri LMSW Social Work license and a Master's Degree in Social Work. Prefer hospital experience in Social Work. EDUCATION Master's Degree Required CERTIFICATIONS Licensed Masters Social Worker - Various WORK SHIFT Day United States of America Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.Employer's Job# JobReq0002873Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.