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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC146099350
Company Name
Ascension Health
Physical Address

Wichita, KS 67202
Job Description

We Are Hiring

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

Full – Time Monday – Friday Varied Hours ( 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.)

This position works with a centralized health services team and is non-participant facing 90% of the work week. This position will train for and facilitate Individual and group telephonic/virtual health classes and consultations to support Behavioral Health self-care management.

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, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

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

+ High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate’s degree, or Bachelor’s degree required.

Work Experience:

+ 3 years of experience preferred.

+ LMSW

+ Prefer 3 years experience working in Behavioral Health setting supporting the care of patients with, depression, anxiety, stress management needs, or bi-polar

+ Prefer clinical setting experience

+ Prefer experience in Motivational Interview skill-sets

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/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.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.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension Health – VIA Christi participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)

REQNUMBER: 341811-1A


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