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MSW Medical Social Worker Hospice Care

Company: Sentara
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

City/StateNorfolk, VAOverviewWork ShiftFirst (Days) (United States of America)Sentara Hospice Chesapeake is looking for a MSW Medical Social Worker to join the team.The MSW is responsible for the provision of medical social work services to patients receiving care in the hospital setting. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situations, as well as, disposition needs, for each referred patient. Collaborates with patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs. Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed. Uses crisis intervention, problem solving model, community organization, and advocacy skills in identifying needs and resources in the hospital and community.Certification in Case Management (CCM, ACM RN-C) required within one year of eligibility. BLS required within 90 days of hire.Keywords: social worker, masters, home care, hospice, traveler, Talroo-Allied Health, MonsterJob SummaryResponsible for the provision of medical social work services to patients receiving care in the hospital setting. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situations, as well as, disposition needs, for each referred patient. Collaborates with patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs. Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed. Uses crisis intervention, problem solving model, community organization, and advocacy skills in identifying needs and resources in the hospital and community.

Certification in Case Management (CCM, ACM RN-C) required within one year of eligibility. BLS required within 90 days of hire.Qualifications:MLD - Master's Level Degree: Social Work (Required)Basic Life Support (BLS) - Other/NationalAcute Care, RelatedSkillsCommunication, Critical Thinking, Service OrientationSentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.
In support of our mission "to improve health every day," this is a tobacco-free environment.

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