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CommonSpirit Health Social Worker in DES MOINES, Iowa


MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

MercyOne is looking for a dedicated licensed independent Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist to provide outpatient therapy for our Integrated mental health Clinic.

MercyOne provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Free Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Wellness Program


  • Provides Outpatient Therapy services and case management in our integrated mental health clinic.

  • Analysis and evaluation of patient situation is based on a thorough consideration of the patient's social-emotional and economic needs as well as other patient and systemic factors.

  • Develops individualized psychosocial case plans based on assessment and in conjunction with other members of the health care delivery team. Implements plan and monitors patient progress.

  • Arranges for and/or coordinates a broad spectrum of community resources. Consults with providers, clinic staff and health coaches/assistants, patient/family to determine patient’s psychosocial needs and plans.

  • Provides patient/family with information on options/resources available and strategies for utilizing these resources. Assists with all necessary referrals.

  • Provides psychosocial counseling/treatment services to restore patients and families to optimum social and physical health adjustment within their capacity.

  • Provides factual information and materials to patients/families and others. Possesses knowledge of public and private welfare and health agencies available to serve the community. Make referrals promptly to appropriate agencies for services suitable to meet patient needs.

  • Screens patients for financial assistance and helps clarify insurance benefits. Supports patients and families in their efforts to address and cope with the economic stresses brought on by their illness/injury.


MINIMUM Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in social work, required.

  • Must be LISW- Independently licensed to provide and bill for outpatient therapy services in the State of Iowa.

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Job ID 2021-156315

Employment Type Full Time

Department Social Work Services

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility MercyOne

Shift Day

Standard Hours 8 am to 5 pm

Work Schedule CHI Not Applicable


Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.