Community Outreach Social Worker for Trauma Department
GENERAL SUMMARY Works with the Hospital's Trauma Department and partnered community agencies in providing patient support for socio-legal concerns of trauma patients. Assesses patients from a culturally and ethnically diverse population and provides psychosocial intervention while establishing plans for effective management of identified needs. Acts as advocate between the Trauma Department, patient families/caregivers, and community agencies. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION: Master's Degree in Social Work is required. PRIOR EXPERIENCE: Approximately one to two years of progressively more responsible job related experience in social work. Experience with victims of violence is preferred. CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION/LICENSURE: A District of Columbia license in Social Work is required. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) is preferred.