Medical Social Worker - Resource Pool

Location
Hampton, VA:Newport News, VA:Suffolk, VA:Williamsburg, VA
Posted
Sep 06, 2018
Closes
Oct 16, 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: Acute Care - 1 year

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

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 Healthcare is hiring Medical Social Workers in following locations across Virginia.
  • Hampton
  • Virginia Beach
  • Norfolk
  • Suffolk
  • Williamsburg
Hours/Shift
  • Flexi status (PRN/as needed) position
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.