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MPAC Healthcare Licensed Independent Social Worker - LISW in Des Moines, Iowa

MPAC Healthcare has been named one of Crain’s Best Places to Work 2021!! Our team is hardworking, fun-loving, and dedicated to patient-centered care….come join us! MPAC Healthcare is looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is excited to set a new bar for the quality of care provided to seniors. We are team-oriented, reliable providers and professionals who are driven with integrity providing high-quality care in the senior care space. Benefits of working at MPAC: * 5 weeks of paid time off (Including personal, sick, CME & holidays) * Full benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, and 401k * Competitive compensation package * Flexibility & autonomy, all the perks of a private practice without the hassle of managing a back office. * Focus on on-going education through workshops, one-on-one or small group education sessions, and weekly Coding Corner updates.  * A fun and diverse culture that fosters building relationships across the organization  * Support from MPAC to ensure our providers have a healthy work/life balance * Be a part of a rapidly growing company that has an increasing number of long-term career opportunities This is an opportunity to be a part of an innovative approach to improving the quality of care available to older adults as part of a diverse, fast-growing company committed to building a culture that promotes growth, safety, and support for its employees.  Job Overview: The autonomous nature of the LCSW role lets clinicians function like a private practice without the hassle of managing a back office. * Ability to work within a 40-hour work week! The majority of your time will be clinically focused, with the remainder focused on patient documentation and facility correspondence * You would be an on-site clinical provider working with residents and their families.  * Function as an active, lead member on an interdisciplinary team of physicians and nurse practitioners addressing residents’ emotional, social, and psychological needs. * You have the opportunity to be in charge of your caseload, your schedule, and ultimately, your salary. * Provide initial assessments, utilize psychotherapy to address mental health issues and offer ongoing support * Responsible for all documentation requirements and keeping up-to-date on Medicare Benefit and commercial insurance plans. Key Requirements: We’re looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit accompanied by strong medical knowledge, understanding of documentation (CMS, Medicare, Medicaid) and nursing home/ hospital facility experience.  * Have a master’s degree in Social Work and a valid LCSW license in the state for which you are applying. * Two years of counseling and therapy experience  * Ability to work as a member of a team with a great attitude * Demonstrated knowledge of Mental Health diagnoses and therapeutic approaches  * Experience collaborating with interdisciplinary teams, including other MPAC providers, to ensure patients are getting the best care possible * The ability to foster open communication with the facility team and your Regional Clinical Manager to ensure the success of clinical programs * Ability to take initiative  and effectively communicate in multiple settings with multiple parties (patient, patient’s family, nursing staff, facility social services team, other MPAC providers, etc). * High level of organization to manage patient needs, document effectively and ensure the mental health needs of residents are being met * Comfortable with the ever-changing environment of a skilled nursing facility Additional Requirements: * Knowledge of the Medicare Benefit and commercial insurance plans * Experience in the healthcare setting * Passion for working with older adults  * Exceptional organizational skills * Experience in the nursing home space is a plus MPAC’s Mission:  At MPAC Healthcare, we are building a company to thrive in tomorrow’s healthcare system. With a focus on purposeful, quality care, our comprehensive services are raising the standard in post-acute medicine. Our vision is to transform how healthcare is delivered to the aging population. We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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