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Licensed Social Worker - Geriatrics - Wailuku

Location Wailuku, Hawaii Job Number 906637 Date posted 06/04/2021
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Description:
Provides social work services including asessment, care planning, and case coordination to patients and their families. Provides consultation to staff and other health care providers. Initiates social work plan of care.  Serves as liaison between Kaiser Permanente and community to integrate services, coordinate care for clients, and enhance relationships through public relations activities.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and evaluates assessments, development and implementation of social work service plans. Provides psychosocial assessment, diagnostic impressions, treatment of individuals/couples/families/groups, prevention of psychosocial dysfunction/disability/impairment including emotional/mental/behavioral disorders, and evaluation of practice effectiveness. Applies knowledge base, theoretical concepts, specific functional skills, and essential social values used to effect change in human behavior, emotional responses, and social conditions. Helps enhance or restore personal and social functioning.
  • Performs case management, coordination, casework intervention, and monitoring of social work service plans in areas of personal, social, or economic resources, conditions, or problems. Provides information, resource identification and referral services, mediation services, advocacy services, and education of individuals, groups, couples, and families. Coordinates services and assures patient's placement in an appropriate setting.
  • Assists with administration, development, implementation, and evaluation of social work programs and policies. Conducts social work consultation and resource development. Plans for and participates in development activities to keep abreast of current trends in medical social work. Participates in performance improvement. Implements Quality Improvement processes. Assists with development and implementation of department's annual work-plan. Performs clinical record audits. Maintains educational record and provides evidence of competency.
  • Conducts research through formal design/methodology of data collection and analysis/evaluation of data, social work programs, social systems, and social policies. Documents according to departmental standards, Federal and State regulations. Assures medical record documentation.
  • Participates in departmental functions such as staff meetings, staff in-services, and committees, as assigned. Participates in orientation of new personnel.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
  • Education
  • Master's degree in social work.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Valid Hawaii Social Worker license (LSW) or Clinical Social Worker license (LCSW) (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure).
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification upon hire.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • N/A

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum one (1) year of social work experience.
  • Healthcare experience working with medical diagnoses.
  • Demonstrated ability in networking with community agencies.
  • Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Maui Lani Medical Offices Additional Locations:

    Lahaina Medical Offices, 910 Wainee St., Lahaina,Hawaii, 96761
    Wailuku Medical Offices, 80 Mahalani St., Wailuku,Hawaii, 96793
    Maui Lani Elua Medical Offices, 75 Maui Lani Pkwy., Wailuku,Hawaii, 96793
    Maui Memorial - Wailuku Tower, 221 Mahalani St., Wailuku,Hawaii, 96793
    Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-HI-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Social Services Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.