VCU Health System - MCV Physicians

Clin Social Worker (44494444)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 12/13/2017

Clin Social Worker

Full time 1: Days

VCU Health System's Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU PEDS - Hematology-Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation division is seeking a full time Clinical Social Worker to provide both direct patient care to patients and families and assist in the coordination of team delivered services. The Clinical Social Worker will complete a psychosocial assessment; develop treatment plans that are congruent with the overall health care plan; provide psychosocial intervention; educate patients, their family members, staff and social work students; facilitate compliance with treatment; work with the community to provide needed services; and coordinate discharge planning activities.

Responsibilities
Initiate patient/family intervention based on self-assessment of service need(s).
Initiate community/facility referrals based on identified patient/family needs.
Initiate consultation with facility staff regarding psychosocial patient/family needs.
Contact the appropriate Social Services Department to report suspected abuse/neglect/exploitation cases.
Develop intervention plans and related interventions with patients/families/significant others.
Initiate education activities with and for facility staff.
Contribute to quality improvement activities through self-analysis of services and needs.
Participate in service area meetings, training, and patient care conferences.
This position may supervise social work students on a voluntary basis. Depending on unit assignment may supervise other Masters and Doctoral Degree students from other disciplines (e.g. Psychology).
Additional position requirements such as shift rotations, weekends, environment, etc
Depending on the unit assignment, may be required to work alternate schedules, weekends, holidays and take call.

Qualifications

Required
Master of Social Work Degree from a Council on Social Work Education accredited program
As appropriate based on unit assignment
CSW Level 2: minimum of one (1) year of clinical social work experience
Preferred
Licensed social worker (LSW) or Licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the State of Virginia
Candidate should be well-versed in crisis management and crisis intervention; have experience working with pediatric patients, children, adolescents, young adults, and parents; and should be comfortable working with pediatric patients with a chronic illness, as well as, developmental disabilities.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Social Services
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