LIC CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER - Heart Transplant

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Sep 12, 2017
Closes
Sep 28, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker for Heart Transplant program at Sentara Heart Hospital.

Company Highlights:

  • Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 years
  • Stability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs.
  • Career Growth: Position is open due to internal movement. We offer our employees yearly merit reviews, potential annual performance plus bonuses, and a competitive benefits program.
  • Innovation: 114-bed quaternary care facility featuring state of the art equipment that is dedicated to improving safety, quality and health every day.
  • Market: Sentara Heart Hospital is #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs. Only heart transplant center in this area.
  • 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.

What you will do:
  • We are open Monday - Friday between 8am and 4:30pm. No weekends or holidays. No call requirements.
  • Works with VAD and heart transplant patients and families. Will provide support to the renal living donor program.
  • Preferred ideal candidate will have 2 years of adult behavioral experience. Have an understanding of using different tools of psychosocial assessment.

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker participates as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team to establish comprehensive and integrated plans for each patient. Involvement entails both delivery of clinical services and referrals to appropriate community resources and other professionals. Assists patients and their families in meeting psychosocial needs which predispose illness or interfere with achieving an optimal level of care. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental and financial situations, as well as disposition needs, for each assigned patient.

Education Level
Master's Level Degree - SOCIAL WORK

Experience
Required: Social Worker - 2 years

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

License
Required: License Clinical Social Worker

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

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Microsoft Office, Monitoring, Negotiation, Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Writing

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

Other
Depending on regulatory requirements, some department can accept a Licensed Social Worker as a substitute for Licensed Clinical Social Worker.