MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER

City
Menomonie
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Social Work
Why Mayo Clinic
This position will be 1.0 in the ambulatory setting.
Position description
Under the supervision of a social worker who meets state required standards, provides 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.

Collaborate with primary care extended care team to address needs of patients.
Address psychosocial issues that may be contributing to increased emergency room visits and/or hospitalization
Identify patients who do not have a completed Power of Attorney for Healthcare and work with identified patient to complete documents.

Will provide some support to clinic in Glenwood City and Elmwood.

Qualifications
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
Exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Weekdays – Daytime Hours

Will provide some support to clinic in Glenwood City and Elmwood.

Site description
Menomonie, a city of 16,000, has everything from lakes, rivers, bike trails, nature trails, and nature preserves to modern shopping with everything you might need. There are an abundance of things to do in Menomonie from seeing a play, enjoying a live band, hiking at Hoffman Hills state park, biking, or just relaxing. The community offers excellent schools, low crime and affordable housing. The city is located 50 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 30 minutes west of Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls.

If you will be living and working in the city of Menomonie, WI, you may be eligible for the Home Sweet Menomonie program. Home Sweet Menomonie combines public, employer and private contributions to create a no-interest, partially forgivable loan for down payment assistance to employees of participating businesses who wish to own homes within the City of Menomonie. Please view the City of Menomonie’s website www.menomonie-wi.gov/hsm or call the program administrator’s at 715-235-9081.

Category
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job posting number
129205BR
Recruiter
Gloria Yarwood
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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