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Social Worker

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Fairport
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

As a Social Worker, you play an important and trusted role in the lives of patients and their family. You are an integral part of their care and recovery.

**This Opportunity is Eligible for a Sign-On Bonus!**

STATUS: Full-Time (40 Hours)
LOCATION: Newark-Wayne Community Hospital
DEPARTMENT: Inpatient - Social Work
SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday/Day Shift

Master's Degree in Social Work required

Valid NYS LMSW preferred

One (1) to three (3) years of social work experience in a health or home care setting

Patient Care. Determine patient and family needs related to social supports, financial support or counseling, housing appropriateness, transportation and psychological supports; coordinate multidisciplinary and agency case conferences; work with care managers to advocate for patient/family to obtain approval for insurance coverage; coordinate admission for all patients in need of dialysis

Emergency Assistance. Intervene in crisis and attend to needs of patient/family related to illness, disability, deterioration of independence, etc.

Referral Management. Manage referrals related to patients at risk and determine appropriate intervention strategies and document as implemented; ensure inappropriate referrals are channeled correctly and documented

Treatment Plan Development. Coordinate assessments and develop care plan in accordance with accepted social work policy; implement plan of intervention preparatory to discharge or initiate continued care plan

EDUCATION MS: Social Work (Required) LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker - New York State Education Department (NYSED) Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Keywords: Rochester Regional Health, Rochester , Social Worker, Healthcare , Fairport, New York

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