Medical Social Work

  • Biddeford, ME
  • Southern Maine Health Care
  • Per Diem - Day/Evening
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 131520
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Plans, organizes and initiates the social work needs of the inpatient population and their families to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the patient are addressed to support discharge planning and coordination. Hospital Social Work experience preferred. LCSW preferred.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Licensed Social Worker in the State of Maine required, LSW, LMSW, LMSWcc.
    • Bachelors degree in Social work or similar field preferred.
    • Experience working with patients and families with a range of ages and social needs preferred.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, knowledge of community resources and an ability to manage and oversee many details required. 
    • Knowledge of Medicare and MaineCare Regulations helpful.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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