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Social Worker - Acute - (SW - Acute)

Job Description & Requirements
Social Worker - Acute - (SW - Acute)
StartDate: 08/19/2019Available Shifts: 8/10/12 D/E/N Pay Rate: $1450.00 - 1900.00

BETHEL, ALASKA. START DATE: 8/19/2019 for 13 weeks. SHIFT: All shifts. REQUIRED SKILLS: FACILITY PAYS FOR HOUSING AND AIRFAIRE. Uses holistic approach in provision of medical social services to YKDRH patients and their families to assist in solving or ameliorating physical, social, emotional, and/or environmental problems which retard or prevent patients from attaining or retaining optimum health. Social services are provided to people of all ages, from intra-uterine through elderly. MSW (Master of Social Work) from an accredited school of Social Work One (1) year experience in hospital or health-care setting. State of Alaska license at Master's level (LMSW) required or eligibility. Valid Alaska State driver's license is required.

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
None preferred.

About the Facility
Proudly serving 58 communities across southern Alaska, this medical system includes clinics, a regional hospital, psychiatric services, dentistry, and substance abuse counseling, among other programs. The group is affiliated with the federal Indian Health Services division, which is dedicated to providing the best quality medical care to Native Indians and Alaskan Natives. The group prides itself on its commitment to the tribal community and offers a wide range of services and programs that focus on the underserved.

Facility Location
Bethel is located west of Anchorage, Alaska and can only be accessed by water or air. It has a subarctic climate with long snowy cold winters and mild, short summers and is the main port and transportation hub for 56 villages in that area of Alaska. Annual events in Bethel include a Dogsled Race, a Fair in August and a Traditional Dance Festival in the Spring.

Job Benefits
Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company
Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities - including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities - enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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Social Worker - Acute - (SW - Acute)

Bethel, AK
Early Career (2+ yrs experience)

Published on 08/14/2019