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Social Work - Social Worker - $17-30 per hour, Flexible

Company: SSM Health
Location: Norman
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

SSM Health is seeking a Social Work Social Worker for a job in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Social Worker
  • Discipline: Social Work
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    Assists patients in identifying and utilizing community resources. Oversees use of resource center. Coordinates patient support groups.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Aids patients and family members through individual or group conferences in understanding, accepting, and following recommendations given by their physician. Utilizes family and community assistance agencies to aid patient in accessing needed resources.
    • Establishes and maintains client/customer relationships with referral sources and direct users of hospital products and services. Confers with hospital personnel as necessary and act as liaison between patient and hospital staff.
    • Provides staff support as needed at events. Coordinates ongoing relationships and develops support programs and expansion opportunities for the hospital.
    • Counsels patients and family members through individual or group conferences to understand, accept, and follow recommendations given by their physician.
    • Utilizes family and community assistance agencies to aid patients in resuming a productive life within the community.
    • Counsels patients to aid in reducing anxieties or fears concerning the patient's status and prognosis. Develops and facilitates patient support groups.
    • Maintains tumor board documents and CME required documentation.
    • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
      • Master's degree in Social Work or related fieldEXPERIENCE
        • One year experiencePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
          • Frequent reaching, sitting, standing and walking.
          • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
          • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
          • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
          • Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, twisting and gripping.
          • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
          • Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
          • Occasional driving.
          • Rare repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements and squatting.
            About SSM HealthSSM Health has grown to be one of the largest integrated health systems in the country, because leadership, administration and providers work closely together to find solutions to the most pressing needs in medical care today. Collectively, our knowledge and resources are combined to innovate, optimize workflows and allow for better care delivery and patient interactions. Physicians and leadership engage in regular discussions designed to standardize practices that yield better outcomes across our system.

            Physicians, providers and health care leaders seeking the stability and resources of a large, reputable integrated health system, as well as the collegiality and respect of peers and the rewards of practicing in a faith-based organization, choose SSM Health as their ideal practice setting.

            SSM Health's 23 hospitals, more than 290+ physician offices and outpatient care sites, and 10 post-acute facilities offer vast opportunities to shape the future of health care throughout Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.Benefits
            • Medical benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits
            • Employee assistance programs
            • Continuing Education
            • Health savings account
            • Health Care FSA
            • Dependent Care FSA
            • 403b retirement plan
            • Life insurance
            • Bereavement
            • Relocation bonus

Keywords: SSM Health, Norman , Social Work - Social Worker - $17-30 per hour, Flexible, Healthcare , Norman, Oklahoma

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