• Clinical Social Worker

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/29/2018 9:25 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-10807
    Category
    Social Workers
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
    35
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker


    Job Summary


    This position serves as a clinical support to the implementation of a patient's plan of care; promotes effective utilization of hospital resources; responds to in-hospital referrals for short-term assessment and counseling intervention. This position will work with a multidisciplinary team to support a safe discharge plan, using the assessment and counseling process as support to patients with identified needs. Supports the hospital mission and all policy and Joint Commission standards.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • Monitors and communicates to interdisciplinary team the status of patient assessment current counseling status, and integration of these with medical discharge plan.
    • Provide supportive, psychosocial counseling to patients suffering from anxiety, depression, grieving, etcetera.
    • Monitors the patient's progress, intervening as necessary and appropriately to ensure that the plan of care and services provided are patient focused, high quality, efficient and cost effective.
    • Proactively identifies and resolves delays and obstacles to discharge.

    Requirements

    • Certification/Licensure Requirements
    • LCSW (NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
    • 2-3 years experience as a medical Social Worker

    Additional Requirements

     

    Previous experience in Healthcare/Medical setting as a Social Worker with a strong discharge planning background. Experience in providing supportive counseling for inpatients, with trauma, post-orthopedic surgery, chronic pain, child abuse/domestic violence and social barriers to discharge. Complex discharge planning experience.

     

    Additional skills

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong customer service orientation.
    • Knowledge of regulatory agency standards: good oral and written communication ability. Strong problem solving skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects independently.
    • Good organizational skills.

     

     

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