Medical Social Worker

Location
Harrisonburg, VA
Posted
Sep 04, 2018
Closes
Sep 27, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: 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.

Sentara RMH Medical Center, located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, is seeking a full time Medical Social Worker to join our team.

Position Overview
  • One year of related experience beyond internship is required.
  • 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 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.
Sentara Overview
Recently named a Top 15 Health System for 2018 by IBM Watson Health, Sentara is one of the most progressive and integrated healthcare organizations in the country. We are dedicated to providing leading medical experts, outstanding support teams, advanced technology and continuous innovation to meet our mission of improving health every day of the patients we serve.

Facility Highlights
Sentara RMH Medical Center, a Magnet® designated hospital located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, serves a seven-county area with a population of 218,000 residents. The 238-bed community hospital partnered with the Sentara Healthcare system in May of 2011. Sentara RMH features the RMH Hahn Cancer Center, a state of the art center equipped with the latest cancer fighting technologies available in the nation.

Sentara Benefits
As the third largest employer in Virginia, Sentara Healthcare was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's best large employers. We offer a variety of amenities to our employees, including, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement funds with matching contribution
  • Supplemental insurance policies, including legal, Life Insurance and AD&D among others
  • Work Perks program including discounted movie and theme park tickets among other great deals
  • Opportunities for further advancement within our organization

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 information about our employee benefits, please visit:
https://www.sentaracareers.com/employment-benefits/

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