SOCIAL WORKER job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Schedule: PRN
You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!
About us: Lovelace Women’s Hospital is New Mexico’s first and only hospital dedicated to women’s health. Our patients choose Lovelace Women’s Hospital because it’s a name they trust.  Whether we come alongside them for a birthing experience or breast cancer treatment, our primary goal is to offer them exceptional care. For nine consecutive years, Lovelace Women’s Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare Magazine as one of the best places to work in healthcare in the nation. EOE/AA
Lovelace Women’s Hospital is hiring a Social Worker.  The Social Worker provides casework, discharge planning, psycholosocial, and financial counseling services to patients and their families in response to the emotional and social problems that arise in connection with an illness.
  • Completes a social history, spiritual assessment and an initial bereavement risk.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and responsibility for patient safety in aspects of patient care.
  • Provides counseling services to patients, family members and home care staff.
  • Minimum: Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal), ability to deal with highly stressful situations, ability to function independently and with others, maintain strict confidentiality.
  • 2 years of previous job related experience. Must meet hiring eligibility requirements following fingerprinting and police background check.
  • LISW, or LMHC, or LSW, or LMSW, or LCSW and Valid NM Driver’s License.

Why Lovelace Women’s Hospital?
  • 2015 & 2016 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers
  • 2016 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
  • Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work since 2008
  • Zia Award from Quality New Mexico for Best in Class

Department / Location

Lovelace Womens Hospital - Albuquerque, NM