Indiana University Health

BSW Social Worker IC-Methodist Med Plaza South

IC-Methodist Med Plaza South

Job Location

IC-Methodist Med Plaza South
340 W 10th St


Behavioral Health-PR

Date Posted

March 12, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Days
  • Full Time

Requisition Number

Cares for patients who have complex psychosocial needs or require assistance from social support programs or community assistance. Interviews patients and relatives to obtain social history relevant to medical problems and planning. Assists patients with environmental difficulties that interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care. Serves as liaison between medical and nursing staffs, patients, relatives and appropriate outside agencies. Interprets and assists in resolving social problems that relate to medical condition and/or hospitalization.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the BSW Social Worker Role

  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work required.
  • Permanent LSW is required or LBSW after July 1, 2017. A temporary LBSW permit is acceptable.
  • Requires strong clinical assessment, planning and goal development skills.
  • Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child protective legal mandates.
  • Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Requires strong counseling skills to help patients and families understand, accept and follow medical recommendations.
  • 0-3 years of experience required.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.