SHIFT: No Weekends
Social Worker - Full Time
Alaska Regional Hospital
**Work to Live, Don't Live to Work**
Join our team
in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska at Alaska Regional Hospital
Alaska Regional’s 1,000 employees and medical staff of more than
550 independent practitioners are known for their expertise, compassion and
skills – proving that bigger is not always better. As the only non-medical
hospital in the state with its own landing strip, patients and families from
throughout our state look to Alaska Regional for critical care. The 250-bed
hospital is also recognized for outstanding quality performance,
patient-centered culture, excellent clinical outcomes and cutting-edge
Alaska Regional is part of HCA’s network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals,
outpatient centers and business offices across the country – offering employees
the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA and Alaska Regional are all
about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and
Alaska boasts incredible scenic beauty, drawing visitors year-round who come
for a vacation and end up making Alaska home.
Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle – including
performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining – while
living minutes from outdoor adventures in The Last Frontier.
The Social Worker uses expertise and insight to evaluate the emotional, safety, psychosocial and discharge needs of the most difficult patients and/or family members. The Social Worker will provide appropriate intervention or resources, ensuring the IDT team is meeting social and emotional needs related to the patient's hospitalization and work to provide a safe discharge plan.
The Social Worker is instrumental in removing potential barriers to patient throughput and quality outcomes and facilitates appropriate discharge plans, collaborating with the RN case manager. They help with crisis assessment and intervention, debriefing, brief counsel and mental health therapy as defined by their clinical state licensure and participate in oversight of social work students and co-workers that require licensing supervision as requested.
At HCA Healthcare we
offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive
salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our
team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k,
PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,
employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan
repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability
- Master's of Social Work required
- Knowledge of State of Alaska law, Federal/CMS regulations and
Joint Commission standards
- Alaska State LCSW or LMSW required
- 1-3 years Hospital Social Work or Case Management preferred, as LCSW