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Social Worker

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Palmyra
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARYAs 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. The Outpatient Social Worker provides customized clinical interventions, that are evidence-based, to treat underlying, root causes of psychosocial and environmental symptoms. The Inpatient Social Worker will provide hospital patients with psychosocial and continued care planning interventions. All positions require employees to serve as a community liaison and provide education in compliance with applicable hospital, departmental and governmental regulations and policies.**These Positions are Eligible for a Sign-On Bonus!**

  • STATUS: Full-Time, Inpatient and Outpatient Social Worker positions
  • VARIOUS LOCATIONS: Newark Wayne Hospital, Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital, St. Mary's Campus & United Memorial Medical Center
  • VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS: Behavioral Health in Primary Care, Collaborative Care, Outpatient Medical Social Work, Inpatient Medical Social Work, Healthy Mom's, Health Home Care Management
  • SCHEDULE: A variety of shifts are available to match your lifestyle including days, weekends, and evenings.ATTRIBUTES
    • Bachelor Degree in Social Work or Matriculated in a MSW Program required; Master's Degree preferred
    • NYS LMSW or NYS LCSW preferred
    • One to three years of social work experience in a medical, hospital, or clinic setting preferredRESPONSIBILITIES
      • 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.
      • 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 BS: Social Work (Required) LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS 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 , Palmyra, New York

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