Hawaii Pacific Health Social Worker - Social Services in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

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.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Social Worker - Social Services

Category Social Services

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 10497