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Social Worker - Full Time

CARSON VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER - Gardnerville, NV

Carson Valley Medical Center (CVMC) is centrally located just 15 minutes south of Nevada’s state capital and bordering the truly one-of-a-kind Lake Tahoe with all its summer and winter activates. Carson Valley Medical Center provides quality healthcare to the residents of the Carson Valley and surrounding areas. CVMC is a joint partnership of Barton Health in South Lake Tahoe and Renown Health of Reno. CVMC is a non-profit state accredited critical access hospital with 23 licensed patient beds. With an additional six off-site primary care clinics and an urgent care, Carson Valley Medical Center is more than just a hospital, we are a partner in health and wellness.

We have a full time opening for a Social Worker; this is an ideal opportunity for a Social Worker interested in working with an outstanding team in the beautiful, family friendly community of the Carson Valley.  

To learn more about Carson Valley Medical Center and to apply visit us:    www.cvmchospital.org

Position Summary for a Social Worker

Provides patients and families with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute or terminal diseases.  Assess and recommend intervention for people with mental health problems and substance abuse.  Advises family and/ or caregivers and helps plan and arrange services needed after discharge.  The social worker assists people to function the best way possible in their environment, deal with relationships and solve personal and financial problems.

POSITION REQUIREMENT

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work.  (Master’s preferred.)
  • Ability to work in variety of settings with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.

POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsibilities:

  • To provide social services and case management to patients in the ICU, Medical-Surgical, SWING-bed, ER, Infusion Center, and Surgery department settings.
  • To work collaboratively with interdisciplinary and healthcare team members to coordinate care and services.
  • To engage the patient/family in all aspects of case management and tailor services to the patient’s needs, preferences, and goals.
  • To perform comprehensive psychosocial assessments and care planning for SWING-bed residents.

To learn more about Carson Valley Medical Center and to apply visit us:    www.cvmchospital.org

Competitive salary and benefit package, including:

  • Health
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401K
  • ETO
  • Care Flight Membership
  • Life Insurance Options
  • UNUM supplemental insurance
  • Nevada 529 college fund
  • Discounts with local companies

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