Community Outreach Social Worker for Trauma Department

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
AdvertisementGENERAL 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.