Senior Social Worker - Case Management / Social Work
Care Coordination Management / Social Work Department
Full Time, Days, 40 Hours/Week; 8:30am-5:00pm. Rotating Weekends and Holidays.
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under direct supervision of the Director or Supervisor of Case Management, assists patients, Abington Memorial Hospital outpatients and their families (from infancy through late adulthood) with psychosocial problems that contribute to or are influenced by impediments to health and the adjustments necessary to medical care. Helps them deal with these problems in such a way that they may realize their fullest possible physical and social functioning. The Social Worker performs assessment, planning, implementation, facilitation and evaluation of discharge plans for patients requiring referral to another institution or community services. The Social Worker may work with a case manager as part of the interdisciplinary team. The Social Worker works collaboratively with the hospital's healthcare team and acts as patient/family liaison with hospital services, managed care carriers and community service providers. Provides "on call" services to assist with patient's community needs after hours.
At least three years of recent experience in medical/surgical, discharge planning, UR or home care experience preferred.
Master's degree in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education required.
Current PA licensure as Social Worker.
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of internal/external customers.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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