Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
Mental Health/Social Services
At our Outpatient Navigation Clinic at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital we do work that matters. While often getting a front row seat to peoples worse days, we choose to not simply be spectators but agents of change. As change agents we are always looking for the best employees - ones with the best talent, the best attitude, the best fit.
Right now, we're looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to be a part of our Outpatient Navigation Clinic and embark with us on our journey to excellence.
*Relocation & transitional housing assistance available!
**Wage is based on experience and starts at $33.12/Hr.
The ideal candidate has demonstrated:
- An innate hunger for growth
- The desire and ability to proactively solve patient problems on a daily basis
- A mentality that feedback is priceless
- Flexibility in the face of change - we are constantly improving processes, with the outlook that "everything we do can be done better, we just haven't figured out how"
- And of course - An Alaska LCSW license
It's a calling, and we are on a mission to change lives. If you share that mission, you belong here.
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior with a strong patient-to-nurse ratio and Shared Leadership Infrastructure. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
40 hours per week
8 hour Shifts
Monday - Friday
ResponsibilitiesProvides assessment and direct psychotherapy to individuals, families, and groups. Coordinates all aspects of patient care from admission to discharge, interacting with the physician and other members of the clinical treatment team to provide quality patient care. Provides education and orientation for patients, families and others to assigned treatment program to aid in therapeutic process. Collaborates with the patient in the development of a written treatment plan. Provides advocacy, assistance, support, counseling and crisis intervention to patients and families. Facilitates hospital-sponsored support groups. Includes patient and family involvement in assessment, treatment, education and discharge planning.Monitors patients on an ongoing basis to continually assess needs and facilitate treatment and interventions. Documents clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment plan, diagnostic summaries, and progress charting in a timely manner to assure comprehensive and quality patient care.Actively participates as member of the multidisciplinary treatment team and maintains effective working relationships with physicians and peers. May provide clinical updates to representatives of managed care to assure coordination and reimbursement of treatments services. May conduct cognitive testing and document results.Functions in a liaison role between the hospital and community in making community resources available to the patient and family. Coordinates with community based providers to assure optimal levels of care post discharge and to maximize treatment outcomes. Maintains knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other program benefits to assist patients with discharge planning and choices. Knowledge of contemporary behavioral health and system theories relevant to health care, end of life dynamics, and interventions; grief and bereavement counseling, substance abuse identification and interventions, support of victims of abuse, neglect, or violence. Provides professional education to staff and community.Gather / assessing information, apply counseling and developmental theories, utilizing diagnostic frameworks, and engage in collaborative treatment planning.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Requires a Master's Degree in social work, counseling, behavioral health, or a related human services field, or educational requirement as mandated by state board in order to obtain licensure in field of specialty.Requires a Clinical Social Worker License (LCSW). For assignments in an acute care setting, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is also required. Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 2 years of experience in a behavioral health setting. Requires ability to work with a diverse population along with interpersonal skills and knowledge required in treating patients in area of assigned specialty. Must have knowledge of government/community resources such as Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care or any other applicable resources/services. Must demonstrate critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, effective communication skills, human relations skills and time management skills. In acute care, must be able to work flexible hours and take rotating call after hours.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.