Social Worker - Community, Social Services

Job Description
Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is the largest medical facility on Kaua'i and has been recognized as one of the nation's best rural hospitals. With 169 physicians on staff, Wilcox provides residents and visitors with expert diagnosis and treatment for more than 20 specialties. Its state-of-the-art acute care facility includes a full suite of services from emergency, OB/GYN and pediatrics to cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, nephrology, cosmetic surgery, internal medicine and family practice. In 2010, the Wilcox Women's Center opened to provide preventive and diagnostic care for Kaua'i's women close to home. The hospital has 71 beds, including seven intensive care beds, five birthing suites, 20 same-day surgery beds and a 20-bed emergency department. It is equipped with MRI and CT scanners and a state-of-the-art surgical center with six surgical suites. In 2010, the American Heart Association recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: Coronary Artery Disease (Gold Award), Stroke (Silver Award) and Heart Failure (Silver Award.) Wilcox Medical Center and Kaua'i Medical Clinic are affiliated with Hawai'i Pacific Health, the state's largest health care provider.
The Community and Social Services team is dedicated to helping patients and their families cope more effectively with the life changes and challenges associated with a hospitalization. These experienced professionals are vital components of a multidisciplinary health care team that recognizes how important it is to support hospitalization and health care treatment in a variety of ways. When a patient is hospitalized, it can impact everyone in the family, and our Community and Social Services department strives to provide comprehensive support in a caring and compassionate manner.
If you are compassionate and empathetic, you could be our next Social Worker and provide invaluable counseling and guidance services to patients and their families undergoing traumatic or challenging situations. Your responsibilities include providing assessment, counseling and referral services to patients and their families. We are looking for someone sensitive and perceptive, with a strong sense of community care and social service, who shares our commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai'i's people.
Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours
Work Type: Full Time Regular
FTE: 1.000000
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining
Exempt: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai'i Social Work license.
Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year clinical social work experience in an acute care setting.
Position Social Worker - Community, Social Services
Category Social Services
Employment Type Employee
Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Req ID 8097

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