Community Health Systems
Key responsibilities of this role include:* Collaborating with other professionals to evaluate patients' medical or physical condition and assessing client needs* Advocating for clients or patients to resolve crises* Referring patient, client, or family to community resources to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness and providing access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement or education* Investigating child abuse or neglect cases and taking authorized protective action when necessary* Counseling clients and patients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome dependencies and recover from illnessKey qualifications to be considered for this include:* Master's degree in social work required* Current AR MSW or LAC (Licensed Mental Health Professional)* 2-4 years of experience in social work or in a related area* Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures the social work fieldAbout Northwest HealthNorthwest Health provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic imaging, medical, surgical and emergency services to the Bentonville, Springdale, Fayetteville, Johnson and Siloam Springs communities in northwestern Arkansas. We are your family, friends and neighbors, and we work with and for our community to provide quality healthcare.With a combined active medical staff of more than 540 physicians, 2,200 employees and 487 beds, Northwest Health is one of the largest health networks in Northwest Arkansas with five hospitals and over thirty clinics. Our hospitals include:* Northwest Medical Center - Bentonville* Northwest Medical Center - Springdale* Siloam Springs Regional Hospital* Northwest Health Physicians' Specialty Hospital* Willow Creek Women's HospitalNorthwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in America-a perfect blend of urban sophistication and small town charm. If you aren't local and haven't already discovered this, check out www.northwestarkansas.org to see why NWA keeps winning awards as a best place to live.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/M/V) and welcome you to apply.