WakeMed Health & Hospitals Social Worker - Pediatrics Practice, Raleigh in Raleigh, North Carolina

Social Worker - Pediatrics Practice, Raleigh

Job ID #: 27199


Andrews Center, Raleigh Campus

Job Category:

Clinical Professional


HOPD Pediatrics - Ral - 12_7126

Employment Type:




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About WakeMed

Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org

Position Information

The Social Worker is responsible for the provision of case management and community liaison services in WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics. This includes: assessing safety and social needs of patients during clinic visits; supporting integration of patients with needed medical, social, and developmental services/resources; supporting families of patients in connecting with psychosocial services which directly or indirectly impact the patient's well-being; being a liaison for community-based programs and services, including schools; and, providing direct intervention for social needs while patients are in the practice. It is expected that this individual will participate in hospital and community initiatives that address psychosocial issues. This position will also require maintaining a working knowledge the programs, services, and resources available in the community to support patients and their families.

Experience Requirements :

1 Year Clinical - Case Management Required - And Clinical - Pediatrics Preferred

Education Required :

Bachelor's Degree Social Work Required - And Master's Degree Social Work Preferred

Licensure/Certification Requirements :

Hours of Work :

Monday- Friday

Weekend Requirements :

No Weekends

Call Requirements :