Social Worker BSW

Job ID 185801 Date posted 12/02/2016 Facility Rowan Medical Center Department BH Therapy Work Schedule
  • PRN-as needed

 

Location: Salisbury, NC

Job Summary:

The team member’s number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families.

The Social Worker (BSW) provides supportive services to patients, families and staff including discharge planning, information/ referral/ coordination services to inpatients, needs assessment for referrals seeking treatment recommendations and utilization review for appropriate inpatients. The social worker is also involved with patient advocacy, risk management and ethical concerns in relation to the provision of direct services.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or equivalent degree required.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years of professional social work experience, preferably hospital/ health related.
  • Additional skills required: Knowledge of local social service agencies, home health agencies, durable medical equipment and nursing homes. Skills: excellent communication skills (verbally and written).  Must have knowledge and skills necessary to modify care according to patient(s) age. Abilities: function independently and in teams, prioritize multiple tasks, speak clearly, interact with individuals of various cultures and levels of authority.