Social Worker II
Posted on: May 16, 2022
We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life
a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional
service. At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique
gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most
of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and
discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100
Places to Work."
Overview: Performs psychosocial assessment and determines therapy
needs. Obtains collateral information as needed. Provides
individual, group, family and marital therapy for inpatients as
indicated through assessment findings. Responsible for discharge
planning through provision of appropriate placement, follow up
appointments, and/or resources. Coordinates transportation at time
of discharge. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner
consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Master's in Social Work, Required, or has satisfactorily completed
all requirements for the MSW but awaiting conferment by the
educational facility, for all Social Worker IIs hired after
12/25/2011. (Social Worker IIs hired before December 2011 met
previous job description education requirements.) Licensure Current
license in Social Work in the state of employment (LMSW, LCSW),
Minimum Experience 0-2 years experience in acute care hospital
setting, Minimum Preferred Certification/Registration BLS (CPR) at
hire date, required, or within 90 days of hire Other Skills &
1. Strong verbal and written communication and facilitation
2. Strong assessment skills, time management skills, critical
3. Advanced computer skills.
4. The assessment, care and treatment provided by Social Worker II
will be consistent with the specific age-related needs of the
patient. Is competent to care for patient age groups including
neonatal/infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric adult
5. Skills and knowledge of human behavior and clinical aspects of
medical Social Work.
6. Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people and
situations at all levels of the organization. We Offer Great
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO,
tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are
just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers,
including those working 48 hours or more per pay period! We're
bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of
your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to
pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience
through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're
expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a
positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step
with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid
to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part
of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we
encourage you to apply. Mercy has determined this is a
safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state
of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this
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