Allegheny Health Network Senior Social Worker, Center for Inclusion Health in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides care management, ongoing psychosocial assessment and treatment planning to patients within a variety of specialty areas in the medical setting per regulatory requirements. Collaborates with the

multidisciplinary team, lending insight and expertise and is responsible to develop appropriate discharge plans and resources to enhance independence and community adjustment. Provides consultation in areas of expertise to hospital and social work staff.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes and documents psychosocial assessments and provides social work services and disease management to patients/families/significant other in both inpatient and/or outpatient settings.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of discharge plan for specific patient populations.

  • Provides expert crisis intervention to patients/families

  • Serves as patient and/or family advocate to access community resources.

  • Maintains unit coverage schedules; assist with new employee orientation and the continued professional development of staff.

  • Provides education to patients/family/significant other and interdisciplinary team in regard to psychosocial factors related to illness.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • MSW

  • (LCSW) Licensed Clinical Social Worker or licensure eligible in the state of Pennsylvania preferred depending upon facility requirements.

  • 5 years’ social work experience in a healthcare related setting.

REQNUMBER: J117551