Social Worker


Avera Behavioral Health Center, Sioux Falls, SD

BHS Senior Unit

Full Time

Day Shift

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

Bachelor's Degree

SUMMARY: The Social Worker is responsible to plan, organize and implement social work service to patients and families.  They will maintain contact with referring agencies and related people, and with community resources used for referral.  The Social Worker will complete psychosocial evaluations, and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team, will be responsible for discharge planning and aftercare of patients on the unit.  This Social Worker may assist with direct patient care in both the child and adolescent units.  Limited travel may be required.



·         Bachelor's or Master’s degree in social work from a four-year college or university required.



·         Current license in Social Work in the State of South Dakota required.

·         This position requires a valid driver’s license and that the employee is insurable by the Avera Health automobile liability insurance carrier.