Medical Social Worker - Flexi (PRN) - Emergency Room

Location
Williamsburg, VA
Posted
Jun 25, 2018
Closes
Jul 25, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center is seeking a Flexi Status (PRN) Medical Social Worker in our Emergency Room. Flexi Status employees generally are scheduled 15 hours or less per week.

Position Overview
  • Responsible for the provision of medical social work services to patients receiving care in the hospital setting.
  • Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situations, as well as, disposition needs, for each referred 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.
  • Uses crisis intervention, problem solving model, community organization, and advocacy skills in identifying needs and resources in the hospital and community.
  • One (1) year of Social Work experience beyond internship hours is required.
Facility Highlights

Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, has 145 licensed beds and features the latest healthcare technologies, serving the region with the life-saving capabilities of an ultra-modern medical center. The hospital offers a full range of medical care from emergency heart catheterization to all-inclusive obstetrics care where patients are able to stay in one room. The hospital also provides advanced imaging and “smart” operating rooms. Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center has also achieved Magnet® recognition, the nation's highest honor for excellence in nursing.

Sentara Benefits

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, please visit: https://www.sentaracareers.com/employment-benefits/

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, and growth!

Responsible for the provision of medical social work services to patients receiving care in the hospital setting. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situations, as well as, disposition needs, for each referred 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. Uses crisis intervention, problem solving model, community organization, and advocacy skills in identifying needs and resources in the hospital and community.

Education Level
Master's Level Degree - SOCIAL WORK

Experience
Required: Related - 1 year

Preferred: Acute Care - 1 year

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

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Service Orientation

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

Other
Certification in Case Management (CCM, ACM RN-C) required within one year of eligibility. BLS required within 90 days of hire.

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