Medical Social Worker - Resource Pool

Location
Hampton, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 26, 2018
Closes
Dec 27, 2018
Ref
118575BR
Function
Other
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

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.


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

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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

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