We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Social Worker.
In this role, the successful candidate Under the Supervision of a Social Work Supervisor provides psychosocial assessment and counseling services, including discharge planning, to patients as assigned by the Department of Social Work.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into performance of duties.
Provides timely and effective psychosocial assessment and evaluations as required. Uses clinical knowledge of psychosocial dynamics and interviewing techniques to gather social history, define problems and develop a relevant treatment plan.
Partnering with Care Manager to ensure effective throughput.
Coordinates interdisciplinary information and recommendations into social work treatment plan and promotes timely post-hospital/ discharge planning in the interest of patients/families.
Mobilizes community agencies and other support networks in the interest of patients/families.
Documents all social work activities in a timely manner according to departmental protocols.
Performs clinical duties in an independent manner, with appropriate use of supervision.
Assists in ensuring that patients receive services in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures through review of medical records.
Is competent to care for patients of all age groups.
Regularly participates in individual/group supervision.
Prepares statistical documentation of work in assigned areas.
Demonstrates skill in presentation of psychosocial information in interdisciplinary rounds, meetings and Rusk evaluation conferences.
Assists in the orientation of new staff or staff transferring to a new assignment
When qualified (i.e., three years post-graduate, SIFI eligible) provides supervision to social work interns.
Conducts orientation patient/family groups, educating and/or elaborating on information about diagnosis, treatment, options for post-hospital care, etc.
Participates in interdisciplinary planning and unit/based interdepartmental meetings when requested.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Masters Degree in social work, or its equivalent (e.g. a higher degree from a social work program that is registered by the New York State Education Department as qualifying for licensure), from a recognized college or university program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) New York State licensure as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or a New York Education Department-issued limited permit..
Required Licenses: Lic Social Worker NYS-Permit, Licensed Social Worker NYS
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in a hospital or health-related organization.