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Social Service
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North Kansas City Hospital | North Kansas City, Missouri
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Job Description

SUMMARY: Functioning under the Case Management department, the Emergency Department (ED) Social Worker serves on an interdisciplinary team addressing immediate needs for ED patients. The ED Social Worker completes psychosocial assessments, provides trauma support and crisis counseling, coordinates community resource referrals, collaborates with other providers to reduce readmissions, and coordinates effective and efficient discharge planning.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum one year in the healthcare/medical social work field (i.e., hospital, home health or nursing home).

SPECIAL SKILLS: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; trauma informed care, excellent assessment skills.

OTHER: Computer skills; schedule flexibility.

LICENSE/CERT: Required: LMSW (Licensed Master Social Worker)

EDUCATION: Required: Masters - Social Work (CSWE approved)

About North Kansas City Hospital

Ranked as one of Kansas City’s Top 15 Employers by the Business Journal, North Kansas City Hospital provides the ideal place to launch your nursing career. For New Grads, we offer an exceptional combination of individual guidance and professional training. Our Nurse Residency Program includes classroom and hands-on experience with feedback and support from preceptors, nurse educators and nurse managers. We offer a stable, caring environment, plus extras like covered parking, wellness programs and classes, a fitness center and indoor pool that help create a fulfilling, balanced work life. Our 451-bed hospital has a culture that is friendly and close knit, where relationships last and people bond like family. Join us as we continue on our Magnet® journey.

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