Social Worker - Social Services
Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical center dedicated to providing the Kaua‘i community with accessible quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua‘i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs, including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 18-bed emergency department serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. Wilcox is the first American College of Surgeons-verified Level III Trauma Center in the state of Hawai‘i. Wilcox is part of Hawai‘i Pacific Health, one of the state’s leading health care systems and a not-for-profit health care organization with medical centers, clinics, physicians and other caregivers working together to create a healthier Hawai‘i.
The Community and Social Services team is dedicated to helping patients and their families cope more effectively with the life changes and challenges associated with a hospitalization. These experienced professionals are vital components of a multidisciplinary health care team that recognizes how important it is to support hospitalization and health care treatment in a variety of ways. When a patient is hospitalized, it can impact everyone in the family, and our Community and Social Services department strives to provide comprehensive support in a caring and compassionate manner.
If you are compassionate and empathetic, you could be our next Social Worker and provide invaluable counseling and guidance services to patients and their families undergoing traumatic or challenging situations. Your responsibilities include providing assessment, counseling and referral services to patients and their families. We are looking for someone sensitive and perceptive, with a strong sense of community care and social service, who shares our commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.
Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours
Work Type: Full Time Regular
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining
Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai‘i Social Work license.
Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year clinical social work experience in an acute care setting.