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Providence Medical Social Worker - Kodiak Hospital and Long-Term Care in Kodiak, Alaska

Description

The Social Worker MSW is a split position that works with both hospital patients and long-term care residents. In the acute hospital setting the social work role is fast-paced and focused on providing resources, and skilled support to allow patients to discharge safely to the next level of care. The long-term care side offers opportunities to form longer-term relationships as the social worker helps people adjust to and thrive in the LTC setting, and cope with changes and loss. Both settings require great organizational skills and team work as well as an ability to be a strong patient advocate. They require flexibility and creative problem-solving within the unique Kodiak Island Community.

The social worker is a member if on-island multidisciplinary teams for daily collaboration, and a regional team for social-work specific guidance and support. The Social Worker MSW works under the direction of Care Management Leadership and is employed by Providence Health & Services. The position will practice in accordance with competencies and guidelines outlined in Standards for Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings and the Code of Ethics as defined by the National Association of Social Workers.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Providence Kodiak Alaska Medical Center and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

Hours: Full-time, 1.0 FTE, Day Shift, 40 Hours Per Week

$10,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

Relocation Assistance available for eligible hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system!

Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree Degree as a Social Worker from an accredited School of Social Work.

  • Upon hire: Licensed Master of Social Work Or

  • Upon hire: Licensed Master of Social Work Temporary

Preferred qualifications:

  • Certification in Oncology Social Worker (OSW) in Oncology Setting

  • American Case Management Certification (ACM) in Acute Care Setting

  • 2 years Medical Social Work experience.

  • Experience with computerized documentation and medical records is preferred at the time of hire.

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence has a long history of serving Alaska, beginning when the Sisters of Providence first brought health care to Nome in 1902 during the Gold Rush. This pioneering spirit set the standard for modern health care in Alaska and formed the foundation for Providence's growth as the state's largest private employer and leading health care provider.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are located in Anchorage, Eagle River, Kodiak Island, Mat-Su, Seward, and Valdez. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 201885
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Social Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 1010 AK PKIMC LTC NURSING
Address: AK Kodiak 1915 Rezanof
Work Location: Providence Kodiak Island Medical Ctr-Kodiak
Pay Range: $32.38 - $48.58
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.