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Medical Social Worker

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Provide social work assessment and practice with clients and their families with complex emotional or social problems. Facilitate their understanding and resolution of problems related to environmental stress, physical illness and interpersonal conflict.  The Medical Social Worker completes patient psychosocial assessments and based on client needs will provide emotional support, brief interventions and education on community resources and appropriate referrals.
  • Will practice Trauma Informed Care.
  • Provide direct service to clients and their relatives through the evaluation of social and psychological data and select appropriate social work methods for treatment.
  • Provide indirect service to clients through participation in program development, research and participation in community organizational meetings regarding various concerns, ex: mental health, immigration.
  • Confer with clinical staff to assess the medical, psychological and social condition and needs of client, as necessary.
  • Assess high-risk situations/symptoms regarding suicide potential, domestic violence, and child/dependent abuse.
  • Educate patients on community resources and referrals.
  • Make appropriate referral services related to psychosocial needs and community resources.

Bachelor of Social work (BSW) is required, Master of Social Work preferred; must obtain Licensure within 6 months if not currently licensed.

EIHC provides competitive compensation and benefits.

If qualified, please submit cover letter and resume to hr@eihc.co.

EIHC is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities. If you need an accommodation during the application process, please send us an email at hr@eihc.co – please state the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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Medical Social Worker

Eastern Iowa Health Center

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Medical Social Worker

Eastern Iowa Health Center

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Human Resources Eastern Iowa Health Center PO Box 2205 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406

Posted 04/30/18

Job ID: 40982592