Clinical Social Worker, Full Time, Palliative Care

Silver Spring, MD
Jan 07, 2022
Apr 18, 2022
Full Time
White Oak Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Social Worker who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Social Worker you will:
•Collaborate with other team members to include the following: family meetings, provide education regarding MOLST, and completing of Advanced Directives
•Screen patients to identify psychosocial needs/acuity and opportunity for SW intervention based on case finding, patient needs, and referrals from care team at admission
•Consistently interpret social, emotional, and family problems to attending physicians and other team members via rounds, and documents as often as indicated by cases
•Assist with discharge planning which includes collaboration with patients/families, team members, and community agencies in a concise and
•Educate patient and family on the intent of the intervention as needed
•Maintain acceptable working knowledge of resources needed to provide patients with continuity of care before and after discharge
•Regularly update knowledge base on subjects regarding State (Medicaid), Federal (Medicare) requirements and the regulations/resources needed to provide patient with continuity of care
•Contact Managers to discuss new or unresolved barriers, to include budgetary issues, patient advocacy, and policy clarification
•Act as a liaison between the hospital and outside agencies/legal authorities and referral sources
•Document all activities relevant to casework, discharge planning and follow-up in accordance with AHC Policy, Procedure and Guidelines and regulatory requirements

Qualifications Include:
•Master's degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited social work program required.
•3 years' experience post master's required
•Licensed to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Maryland (LCSW) or applicants with an active license from another state must obtain Maryland LCSW within 18 months of hire date
•Prefer SW certified in Palliative Care

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

•Work life balance through non rotating shifts
•Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
•Free Employee parking
•Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
•100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
•100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday Full time

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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