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Social Worker LGSW .8/N

Company: Children's Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

About Children's Minnesota

Children's Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts™ in our region, Children's Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit .

Department Overview

The Social Work department provides emotional support and counseling to children and their families. They provide crisis intervention services, help with adjustment issues, grief and loss counseling, mental health assessments, case coordination, community advocate support, and short-term therapeutic interventions.

Position Summary

Seeking a clinical social worker (LGSW or LICSW) to support critical overnight social work coverage in the Emergency Department and campus wide. Clinical social workers provide trauma informed care and work from an equity lens to support patients and families facing unexpected admissions, trauma, grief/loss, end of life and basic needs. Primary responsibility to complete crisis mental health assessments and support connection to Children's inpatient mental health unit or alternative safe discharge plan developed in partnership with family. Based in St. Paul with ability to respond to Minneapolis via telehealth.

To provide clinical assessment, therapeutic intervention and resource mobilization for families and children who have complex psycho-social and emotional needs in a multi-disciplinary pediatric hospital setting. Pediatric social workers provide these services to children 0-18 years of age and their families.

License/Certification/Registration required? Yes
* Minnesota State LGSW, LICSW preferred

* Master's degree in social work required.

* Experience providing crisis intervention.
* Two years experience with counseling in a health care related setting or two years experience in a pediatric related setting or completion of graduate internship in either of the above settings.

* Knowledge of community resources.
* Ability to provide good, clear documentation of work.

Physical Demands

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All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's Minnesota requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.

Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Keywords: Children's Minnesota, St. Paul , Social Worker LGSW .8/N, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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