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Clinical Social Worker

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Job Description:

St. James Parish Hospital is seeking a full-time Clinical Social Worker. This job requires critical thinking, initiative and great attention to detail. Candidates must be able to multitask and work well in a team environment. Excellent customer service and communication skills are a must.

Experience in a clinical setting, including individual, family and group psychotherapy is required. At least two years of hospital experience is preferred.

The deadline to apply is August 8, 2022.

A summary of job duties is as follows:

  • Integrating social services/case management functions into patient care throughout the continuum of care, including discharge planning assessments and coordination
  • Complete expanded psychosocial assessment of patients and family needs at admission
  • Facilitates/participates in interdisciplinary patient care rounds and/or conferences to review treatment goals, optimize resource utilization, provide family education, and identify post-hospital needs
  • Mobilizes resources to assist in achieving desired clinical outcomes within the desired timeframe
  • Communicates with physicians regularly throughout hospitalization and develops an effective working relationship
  • Act as a patient advocate and provides social services that ensure a patient and family achieve the maximum benefit of healthcare services
  • Provide supportive counseling and information and referral services to patients and staff
  • Leading the hospital’s Patient and Family Advocacy Group


Class: Full-Time

Job Requirements:

Hiring Requirements: Drug Test
Background Check
Education Required: Master's Degree (in social work from an accredited program)

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