Social Worker MSW PRN (per diem)

Social Worker MSW - PRN (weekends; must have hospital based experience)

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About Overland Park Regional Medical Center
Your passion is caring. So is ours. Come grow your career with us-become a member of a collaborative team whose mission focuses on the care and improvement of human life. At Overland Park Regional Medical Center, you'll find that caring extends to both our patients and our people.

Overland Park Regional Medical Center is one of the premiere medical facilities in Johnson County. The hospital is a licensed 343-bed facility offering acute and outpatient medical care services to the Overland Park community and the surrounding areas since December of 1978. The hospital campus features four medical office buildings, two pharmacies and the offices of more than 100 physicians.

Our services include Emergency Services, a Regional Trauma Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, The Women's Center with Level IIIB NICU, the Human Motion Institute, advanced diagnostic imaging, a Diabetes Center and many other specialty care services. We offer the latest in technological advances and we are committed to providing every patient with the highest level of care in an environment where people, compassion, community and integrity are valued.

Social Worker MSW Responsibilities:
  • As a member of the health care team the social worker provides social work services to patients and families, and other individuals significant to the patient in order to facilitate adjustment to the patient's illness and provide for the patients continuing care needs. Services provided include evaluating patients psychosocial needs, discharge planning, providing crisis intervention, referrals to community agencies and arranging post hospital care, counseling patients and families, and leading therapy and support groups. The Social Worker works collaboratively with other members of the health care team and the patient/family to provide the patient with an appropriate care plan during the patient's hospital stay and continuing care and follow-up after the patient leaves the hospital. Services are provided to the patient/family taking into consideration age specific psychosocial, family and financial factors as they affect the patient's adjustment to their illness.

Education: Prefer Master of Social Work degree (MSW) from a university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, BSW graduates with extensive experience may also be eligible.

Licensure/Certifications: A wide general knowledge of social work practice; knowledge of human development and behavior, especially as it relates to the elderly, family and group processes; knowledge of the community, its internal process, modes of development and change; community resources, communication skills, positive coping mechanisms, knowledge of
individual, family, group and social change processes; an understanding of biological, psychological and environmental factors that affect child and adult development. Kansas/Missouri Social Work license is required.

Experience: Prefer a minimum of one year social work experience in a health care setting.

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