Senior Social Worker, MSW
Part-Time - Days - 20 Hours/Week
Abington Health Center - Warminster
225 Newtown Road, Warminster, PA 18974
Under the direction of the Medical Social Worker Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation for assigned Hospice patients. The Social Worker assists patients of all ages with psychosocial issues affecting health status. The Hospice Social Worker functions according to professional standards and according to his or her level of knowledge and experience.
Conditions of Employment:
Education & Training: Master's degree in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Experience: Minimum of 1 year of experience in a related healthcare agency is required. Home care experience preferred, but not required.
License, Certification & Registration: Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred. Valid Pennsylvania driver's license.
Other Requirements: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of social service with ability to plan, organize, instruct and coordinate. Ability to communicate and coordinate efforts with other health disciplines for enhancement of health delivery services to patients. Current auto insurance with proof of coverage required. Must possess a driving record free from major violations within the past five years, and maintain an acceptable driving record with no major violations in accordance with Motor Vehicle Regulations and Abington – Jefferson Health's auto insurance policy. Any and all major violations incurred must be immediately reported to the manager, department head or Human Resources department.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
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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