SNE - SOCIAL WORKER MSW
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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB TITLE: Social Worker, MSW
JOB CODE: 000033
JOB GRADE: 805
FLSA STATUS: E
BUSINESS UNIT: PHFRC
Assess patients and families and provides intervention and treatment to support patients. Address psychosocial needs and patterns of adjustment throughout the hospitalization and collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to formulate treatment plans to maximize emotional, social and physical well-being. Provide information and education regarding health care and community resources.
Clinical social work assessments are completed within the timeframe established and include each assessment element established in the Clinical Social Work Scope of Practice guidelines.
Patient and family psychosocial needs are met by developing a plan of care and interventions that are consistent with individual patient/family goals and within the context of their environment, age, and cultural background.
Patient and family adjustment and coping skills are facilitated through effective counseling.
Style of interaction and communication facilitates a neutrality and objectivity that advances a patients progress toward achieving their goals.
Community and social service agency relationships provide access to community resources that benefits patients and families.
New staff and other healthcare students are taught and mentored to achieve identified performance expectations.
Colleagues are educated and supported through the development and delivery of educational in-services and case conference presentations to integrate best practices into service.
Professional consultation is provided to health care professionals and facility personnel to effectively manage complex patient/family or interpersonal situations.
Assessments of suspected abuse, neglect, and domestic violence are completed and reports are filed in compliance with regulatory requirements.
Documentation is completed according to department, hospital, and regulatory standards.
Performance improvement opportunities are identified, discussed with stakeholders, action plans are created and implemented as appropriate.
Facilitation of care and progression toward discharge is achieved by effective alignment with length of stay and financial reimbursement goals and initiatives.
Appropriate documentation is completed to support third party payer requirements.
Collaboration with key program leadership results in improved program design, structure, and resources to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Research is conducted, supported or applied to the workplace to advance best practices.
Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives.
PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.
Masters degree in Clinical Social Work from an accredited school of social work.
One (1) to two (2) years clinical experience in medical setting with mental health background preferred.
Current Massachusetts Social Worker license required.
SRN is committed to diversity in the workplace which begins with respect and opportunity for all. PHH takes affirmative action to ensure that equal employment opportunity is provided to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other basis that would be inconsistent with any applicable ordinance or law.