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Edwards Lifesciences

Social Worker MSW 7200

Edwards Lifesciences - Vail, CO


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Social Worker MSW 7200

Pool Position Days POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position. Provide clinical social work for patients, families, and staff to help them cope with psychosocial issues that require specific training or education. Responsible for psychosocial assessments, counseling, support, and referrals. Coordinate with outside agencies to place patients with mental illness and/or substance and alcohol dependency. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the jobâ??s time. Please include supervisory responsibilities. Provide support and counseling; assist patient and family with developing coping skills related to dealing with diagnosis, medical needs, treatment, recovery, death, loss, and bereavement issues. Assess and reassess social and emotional factors in order to help patients and families cope with problems in daily living, and to help them follow medical recommendations to maximize the patientâ??s health condition. Collaborates with county and community agencies to promote continuity of care and continued services. Recommend and assist with referrals and introductions to appropriate financial resources, hospitals, clinics, and community agencies for continuity of care. As a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, contribute to patient plans of care, and document psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and interventions in the EMR with documentation meeting regulatory requirements. Per patient and clinical mandates, review clinical records and provide psychosocial information and updates related to patients and families during treatment chart rounds, and enlist the team in emergent situations. Provide support and counseling to assist staff with dealing with patient situations that can result in vicarious trauma, or with the day to day stress of working in a healthcare environment. Collaborate with the SBIRT program in counseling those who meet substance and alcohol criteria. Participate in the development of patient and staff support programs, as needed. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant. This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred Experience: 1 year of previous related experience required; healthcare experience preferred. License(s): In lieu of a Masterâ??s Degree in Social Work, the person in this position may be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Certification(s): n/a Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. Must be familiar with MS Office and using printers, fax machines, and pagers. Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English. Education:

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Edwards Lifesciences


Social Worker MSW 7200 Edwards Lifesciences - Vail, CO, United States


Location: Vail, CO

Company Profile:
Edwards Lifesciences has its heart in the right place. Named for co-inventor of the first artificial heart valve Miles "Lowell" Edwards, the company is a spinoff from Baxter International. Edwards makes instruments for cardiovascular disease patients. The company focuses on cardiac surgery products, critical care products, and vascular products. Its products include replacement valves, valve repair equipment, hemodynamic monitoring systems, catheters, surgical clips and inserts, and artificial implantable grafts. Edwards markets through a direct sales force and through distributors, of which Baxter is one. Edwards operates worldwide.