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Social Worker PRN

Company: West Valley Medical Center
Location: Caldwell
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description Social Worker - PRNBehavioral HealthWest Valley Medical Center-Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.-We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Social Worker.-Questions? Contact Karen Nay, recruiter at or call/text at (385) 237-7440.-As a Social Worker-at our facility you will be joining a team that has-a passion for creating positive patient interactions and a dedication to caring for the multi-faceted wellness of those we serve. In this role:

  • You will intervene with patients who have complex psychosocial needs, require assistance with eligibility determination for social programs and funding sources, and qualify for community assistance from a variety of special funds and agencies.
  • You will offer crisis intervention to patients and families with psychosocial needs and coordinate the development of a discharge plan of care for high-risk patient populations.
  • You will perform intake assessments for patients with serious mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • You will assess for suicidal and homicidal ideations, psychosis, and other mental disorders and make appropriate referrals as needed.
  • You will meet with patients in individual counseling sessions as well as conduct psychotherapy process groups.
  • You will perform utilization review functions, including conducting InterQual reviews and obtain insurance authorization. -West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) provides a small-town, friendly environment with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care. Located in Caldwell, Idaho, this 150-bed facility comes nationally accredited and consistently awarded for performance and clinical outcomes. The WVMC team is comprised of 800 employees and volunteers, and based within a three-story hospital and several off-site community clinics. WVMC offers a full-spectrum of services, including state-of-the-art cardiology, 24/7 emergency care, advanced orthopedics, robot-assisted surgery, pediatrics, mental health, and women's services. In 2017 WVMC was named among the Top 100 Hospitals for the fourth consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics.-WVMC is part of HCA's network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country. HCA and WVMC are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.--If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!-We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.-Education:-Master's Degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited program required-Licensure:-Current-Idaho Licensed Master Social Worker or-Idaho Licensed Clinical Social Worker-required-Certification:-
    • Current American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required or obtain within 30 days of employment
    • Current NVCI (CPI) or obtain within 60 days of employment-Experience: Mental health and/or substance use treatment experience preferred-Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:-Requires excellent interpersonal skills, knowledge regarding community and-facility resources, group dynamics and group processing. Must demonstrate a high degree of professionalismand maintain confidentiality at all times. Ability to manage multiple priorities and be flexible. Requires good-physical and emotional health. Ability to work on locked unit with potential combative/aggressive patients.

Keywords: West Valley Medical Center, Caldwell , Social Worker PRN, Healthcare , Caldwell, Idaho

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