Social Worker
Independence, KS 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description
Mercy HospitalP.O. Box 1233 801 W. Myrtle,Independence,Kansas,67301,United States of America

As a Social Worker at DaVita, you'll be a part of a Team that values work-life balance and where your personal and professional growth is a top priority.

DaVita has an open position for a Social Worker who will be a vital member of each patient's core care team. Life on dialysis can be a difficult transition for many patients-and you'll be there to support and advocate for them. In this vital role, you will help patients understand their rights and responsibilities, and guide them in managing the physical, mental, emotional and financial demands of End Stage Renal Disease.

If you love patient-centered health care and knowing patients on a personal level-now is your time to explore your next journey-at DaVita.

What you can expect:

  • Build meaningful and long-term relationships with patients and their families in an intimate outpatient setting.

  • Be a part of a Team that appreciates, supports and relies on each other in a positive environment.

  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.

What we'll provide:

DaVita is a clinical leader! We have the highest percentage of facilities meeting or exceeding CMS's standards in the government's two key performance programs. We expect our nurses to commit to improving patient health through clinical goal-setting and quality improvement initiatives.

Comprehensive benefits:

  • DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package to connect teammates to what matters most.

  • We offer medical, dental, vision, 401k match, paid time off, PTO cash out, paid training and more.

  • DaVita provides the opportunities for support for you and your family with family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access to Headspace, backup child, elder care, maternity/paternity leave, pet insurance and so much more!


  • Meets all state required regulations to practice in the dialysis setting.

  • Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) required with a specialization in clinical practice

  • Demonstrated knowledge of government and private insurance programs

  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as functional proficiency with DaVita specific applications within 60 days

Now is your time to join Team DaVita. Take the first step and apply now.

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Salary/ Wage Range

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at

DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
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