Social Worker (MSW) - PRN

Yankton, SD
Avera Medical Group Palliative Medicine Yankton
Posted 02/14/2024

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Award Winning Health Care:  Avera has been named among the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture:  Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera:  Competitive pay, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.


Avera is looking for a Social Worker (MSW) to join our team in the Palliative Care.


Position Highlights:

  • Positive Work Environment: Be part of an organization where we practice the mission in our daily operations and demonstrate our pride by delivering excellent care.
  • Career Growth: Great opportunity to obtain healthcare experience for those that are looking to further their education in healthcare or be involved in an ever changing career with upward mobility.

Job Summary

  • The AMG Social Worker serves as an important component of the clinical care team.
  • He/she is responsible for the planning, organization and implementation of social work services to patients and families in the clinic setting, assuring that medically related emotional and social needs are addressed on an individual basis for the patient. 
  • The AMG Social Worker is responsible to assess needs of patients facing chronic illness and facilitate plans with patient/family to promote effective care.
  •  He/she will maintain a current knowledge base of available community agencies and resources to facilitate appropriate referrals. 
  • Will provide direct clinical therapeutic services to patients as part of an overall comprehensive patient care plan.

Education and/or Experience

  • Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited Social Work Program required.


  • Licensed as a Social Worker in the State of South Dakota required. (Multi-state licensure may be required)
  • Qualified Mental Health Professional Credential (in South Dakota) preferred

Work Schedule

  • PRN as needed


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

  • $28.75 - $43.50 per hour


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