Social Worker I PT 20/hours a week

Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis, MD
Jun 20, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
Refer Save Apply Job ID: JMS-86580 Description: Ideal candidate will have experience in substance abuse (knowledge/education/treatment planning/resource coordination. Provides counseling, crisis intervention, and discharge planning services to AAMC patients of all ages and their families. Performs psychosocial assessments, plans for and implements identified services for patients.In accordance with established department and professional guidelines, provides comprehensive psychosocial assessments for patients identified by Care Coordinator, and/or interdisciplinary team.In counseling role, creates a therapeutic framework for effective problem solving with patient and family. Responds to patient/family needs related to adjustment to illness, disability, critical care issues, acceptance of discharge recommendations, need for long-term care placement, end of life, grief, trauma, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, and mental health issues.Provides discharge planning in complex situations such as: substance abuse, psychiatric, or dual diagnosis placement/services, AERS evaluation prior to placement, ventilator dependent patients, inpatient dialysis services, patients with no insurance needing skilled nursing facility placement, patients requiring guardianship, long term/custodial placement.Identifies community services and resources available to patients and families and facilitates linkage with those services.Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team and communicates to him/her the progress and status of referred patients. Makes recommendations and revises plan based on continued evaluation and collaboration. Communicates proactively with members of care management and the interdisciplinary team as appropriate and indicated.Evaluates patient/family progress toward established goals. Arranges and facilitates care conferences as needed.Integrates medical record and nursing information in assessment and interventions.Ensures timely, appropriate, and accurate evaluation and reporting of suspected child/elder abuse and or neglect. Assesses for domestic violence issues and involves domestic violence program coordinator as indicated and appropriate.Documents interventions in patient's medical record following department standards.Facilitates patient/family support groups.Assists in mentoring new professional staff and student interns.Participates in process improvement activities in the care management department. Identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends solutions to care management leaderships.Demonstrates commitment to work partners to help each other reach mutual goals and learn from each other. Demonstrates actions and behaviors that consistently promote trust, respect , a positive attitude and promote team morale.Required License/Certification: Current license as a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) or Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) from the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners.Required Minimum Experience/Qualifications: Minimum six months experience in healthcare delivery system required, preferably acute care.Preferred Experience: Two years experience in acute care setting.Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Required - Masters Social WorkRequired - Licensed Social Worker Requirements: Expertise Care Management Care Management Schedule Regular Part Time (20 + hours/week) Regular Part Time (20 + hours/week) Location Annapolis Annapolis

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