Clinical Social Worker

US-NY-New York
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-9318
Category
Social Workers
Emp Status
Regular Full-Time
Hours per Week
35
Shift
Days

Overview

Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

 

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

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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

 

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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