Medical Social Worker – MSW

City  Eau Claire
State  Wisconsin
Telecommute  No
Department  Social Work
Why Mayo Clinic
 This position will be .6 in the ambulatory setting and .2 in the hospital medical units.
Position description
Under the supervision of a social worker who meets state required standards, provides psychotherapy, counseling, and other services in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams. The social worker may also coordinate patient discharge planning, complies with required standards for medical/legal responsibilities, and serves as a resource to other allied and administrative staff within the section of Social Work.
This position will be .6 in the ambulatory setting and .2 in the hospital medical units.
 An MSW degree is required from an accredited Masters of Social Work Program.
Additional qualifications
Must have an advanced knowledge of categories in mental illness, personality development, knowledge of the types of psychiatric treatment, and skills in conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Must have knowledge in adjustment to medical diagnosis and chronic disease. Strong human relation skills are needed to interact with patients, patient’s family members, consultants, residents, hospital personnel, community agencies, and other resources. Must also have psychosocial diagnostic skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
License or certification
Wisconsin: Certification at the Certified Advanced Practice (CAPSW) or Certified Independent Social Worker (CISW) level by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services is required. CAPSW personnel who have achieved two years of supervised social work practice, by a supervisor who has met board requirements, may apply for certification as a CISW. CAPSW or CISW personnel, following 3,000 hours of clinical social work practice including at least 1,000 hours of face to face contact supervised by a person meeting board requirements, may apply for licensure at the LCSW level. Valid driver’s license required for specific areas.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
 Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
 Part Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
 64/pp Days and hours vary. Monday-Friday eight hour shifts between 7AM-6PM including weekend rotation.
Weekend schedule
 Will include some weekends. Day shift hours.
Site description
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).
 Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job posting number
 Gloria Yarwood
Equal opportunity employer
 Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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