Social Worker MSW

Social Services - 207170 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time


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Description

  • Entity: Winchester Medical Center
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

Social Worker will offer clinical assessment of social, emotional, medical, spiritual and physical needs. The Social Worker is able to assess the patient holistically and develop a plan of care based on that assessment. He/she will be actively involved with patient assessments and interviews as well as communicating with family members. Contributes and/or facilitates a safe and timely discharge of patients requiring post acute care services in coordination with multidisciplinary team. Contributes and/or facilitates the development of a discharge plan of care for high-risk patient populations. Crisis intervention and discharge planning to patients and families with medically/socially complex psychosocial needs. Coordinates the legal process and paperwork involved with: protective services, guardianships, adoptions, and advance directives. The Social Worker assists with the arrangement and follow-up with community resources. Social worker will assist in providing a seamless transition utilizing the entire continuum of care and helping to facilitate patients movement to the next level of care.

What You Will Bring:

Education

Master’s degree from an accredited social work program or equivalent required

Experience
Previous social work experience in a medical setting desired.

Certification & Licensures
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Qualifications
Knowledgeable in stages of human growth and development for neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric populations.
Skills in interpersonal relationships, clinical assessment, and group process.
High levels of verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to interact with other professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Must be self-directed and have the ability to tolerate frequent interruptions and a demanding work load.

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Exempt

Grade
115

Physical Demands
25 A Social Work