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Social Worker-MSW

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Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Schedule Type


Dept. Name

Social Services - Hospice

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Home Care Services provides skilled medical care for patients and families needing rehabilitation, advanced-illness or end-of-life care. With headquarters located in St. Paul, Minn., services are provided in 30 Minnesota counties, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Req ID: 57574
  • Provide for the psychosocial needs of the patient and caregiver(s).
  • Provide written and verbal communication to team members, patients, and caregiver(s).
  • Liaison with internal resources, community agencies and governmental programs in order to help patient access services.
  • Provide anticipatory grief counseling and assessment.
  • Organizational Involvement as assigned.


• Masters in Social Work preferred
• Bachelor Social Work may be considered
  • Degree must be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education


  • Minimum of three years of experience in medical social work preferred
  • Hospice experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Working knowledge of relevant community resources
  • Excellent crisis-counseling, problem solving and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a caseload within a rapidly changing, high activity and crisis prone environment
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries with patients and caregivers impacted by terminal illness
  • Excellent group facilitation skills. Ability to provide counseling and support to all age groups impacted by a terminal illness.
  • Ability to foster and maintain professional working relationships with community agencies, and within Allina
  • Minnesota Social Work License required
  • Minnesota Driver’s License required

Work Schedule

Covering exempt employees vacation requests and covering weekend rotation.

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune



If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Mental Health / Social Svcs