Social Worker BSWApply now Job ID 186451 Date posted 12/31/2016 Facility Rowan Medical Center Department BH Therapy Work Schedule
- PRN-as needed
Location: Salisbury, NC
The employee’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 provides educational / support services to patients, families, and staff. The Social Worker also provides discharge planning, crisis intervention and information / referral / coordination services to inpatients. The social worker is also involved with patient advocacy, risk management and ethical concerns in relation to the provision of direct services. Leading daily psychoeducational groups for patients is also required.
- Education: Bachelors 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. Excellent communication skills (verbally and written). Must have knowledge and skills necessary to modify care according to patient(s) age. Function independently and in teams, prioritize multiple tasks, speak clearly, interact with individuals of various cultures and levels of authority.
- Additional Skills Preferred: S-Sedentary Work - lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving objects, including the human body, weighing up to 10 pounds occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of weight frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.