Fairview Health Services Social Worker - BSW in Edina, Minnesota


The mission of the Care Transitions team is to screen all patients identifying those at risk of adverse health consequences, then providing those at risk with tools and resources that optimize and achieve health goals. This work integrates community resources with all next level of care referrals using shared decision-making conversations with the patient and family to identify the next steps of their journey along the continuum of care.

Responsibilities/Job Description

This position will identify and create action plans to meet the social, psychosocial, environment and/or discharge planning needs of patients and families who have complex health situations in order to meet their quality of life goals while adhering to the triple aim and maintining autonomy of choice.



  • Current MN Social Work license

  • Social Work degree - BSW

  • Three years experience in a health care setting

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Efficient time management skills

  • Basic PC skills

  • Ability to communication with a diverse patient population

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills


  • 1 year medical social work

  • Social Work degree - MSW

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-22705

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Social Services/Spiritual Care/Case Mgmt

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Social Work Services