Penn Medicine Social Worker MSW in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Social Worker MSW

  • Job ID :71692

  • Job Category: Social Work

  • Specialty Area: Social Work

  • Primary Shift: Day

  • Work Schedule: Day

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Home Care and Hospice Services

  • Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA

  • Address: 150 Monument Road

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description :

Provides and documents individualized social work assessment, care planning, intervention and outcome evaluation for seriously ill and dying patients and their families receiving facility and home hospice and medical home care services. The Social Worker assists patients and families with issues related to self-determined life closure, safe and comfortable dying, and effective grieving, through individualized care planning, assessment, intervention and evaluation in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team. The social worker assists patients and families receiving medical home care services with support in obtaining needed services and resources. The social worker supports and guides the medical home care patient and family to transition to hospice services if appropriate.

Minimum Requirements :

Minimum Certifications, Registry and/or Licenses Required: PA License (LSW or LCSW) required. LSW with advanced certificate or LCSW with advanced certificate.

Master’s Degree in Social Work (1267). Two to four years of post-Masters experience, with at least one to two years of related experience.

Additional Information :

Covers West Philadelphia

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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Live Your Life's Work

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.