Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW)

Location: WK Medical Center
Department: Social Services
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Date Posted: 9/21/2018
Description: The candidate chosen for our Social Worker position will work closely with patients and the health care team with a primary focus including but not limited to; discharge planning, evaluation of psychosocial needs, crisis intervention, development and implementation of appropriate, timely discharge plans, ability to collaborate with case managers, physicians, staff, family and community referral bases so as to enhance optimal patient outcomes. 

The candidate must be flexible, highly organized, able to complete paperwork on time, empathetic, have good communication skills and capable of multitasking in a high-stress environment.

The applicant is required to be a licensed LMSW in the State of Louisiana. A hospital and unit specific orientation will be provided along with assignment to a mentor.

Willis-Knighton is an equal opportunity employer and thus, manages its employment and employee relations policies, practices and benefits without regard to age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status where otherwise qualified.