SOCIAL WORKER MSW - RENAL TRANSPLANT

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Aug 01, 2017
Closes
Oct 02, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
We are seeking a full-time Medical Social Worker (MSW) for our Kidney/Pancreas Transplant team at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Company Highlights:
    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 yearsStability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Career Growth: Position is open due to an employee relocation. Our unit can offer career advancement opportunities into a Senior Transplant Coordinator role. Innovation: 525-bed Level 1 trauma center and tertiary care facility that was first in the region to perform kidney, heart, and pancreas transplants. Market: Sentara Transplant Center has been around for nearly 40 years and is the only transplant center in Hampton Roads Region. We have performed more than 2,200 transplant. Nursing Excellence: First in the region to become a Magnet® recognized hospital. Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.
Learn more about our Kidney/Pancreas Transplant team here: https://www.sentara.com/hampton-roads-virginia/medicalservices/services/transplant.aspx

Responsible for the provision of medical social work services to patients receiving care in the hospital and ambulatory setting. Transplant MSW participates as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team providing care to patients in all phases of the transplant process: evaluation, pre-transplant period, transplantation and immediate post- operative period, and post-transplant/long term follow up period. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situations, as well as disposition needs, for each assigned patient. Collaborates with patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs. Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed.

Education Level
Master's Level Degree - SOCIAL WORK

Experience
Required: Acute Care - 2 years, Social Worker - 2 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
If working in one of the mental health acute care units, 1yr experience in psychiatric setting required.

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