Social Worker (MSW) / Fulltime (Hospice) - Jackson, MI

Behavioral Health
210116 Requisition #


To provide psychosocial assessment planning, treatment and education for adult and geriatric patients and their families in collaboration with all members of the interdisciplinary group.



  1. Provides Medical Social Work Services in the place of residence to adult and geriatric populations and their families through complete assessment of the psychosocial needs affecting the patient/family and making appropriate written plans for care.
  2. Participates in agency and system-wide continuous quality improvement activities to improve performance and patient outcomes.
  3. Collaborates with leadership to develop and implement policies, procedures, CQI activities, reporting, training and education to ensure organization-wide compliance with legal, ethical, contractual and/or regulatory standards (i.e. TJC, HCFA, OIG, Corporate Compliance, MIOSHA, etc.) 
  4. Develops partnerships with all members of the health care team and exhibits behaviors that displays teamwork, professionalism and respect for diversity. 
  5. Participates in the orientation of new members of the health care team and exhibits behaviors that promote a positive learning experience.
  6. Maintains a safe and risk-free environment for patients, their families/significant others and other staff.
  7. Creates a caring experience for both internal and external customers; is courteous and respectful, anticipates and responds to customer needs; and gives high priority to customer satisfaction.
  8. Demonstrates personal accountability for own continuous growth and development and seeks out appropriate learning opportunities to enhance competency and improve performance.


Master’s Degree in Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

One (1) year of work experience in health care

One (1) year experience in Hospice preferred




Current Michigan Licensure – MSW

Current BLS certification


       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


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       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

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