Social Worker II Non-Exempt - ROX Social Work Services in Philadelphia, PA at Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 2/16/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview weekday availability of 2-3 days as well as every 2nd or 3rd weekend as well as sick/vacation coverage.

Shifts ~  Are they typically working day shift or evening shift?  Day shift usually between 9-6

Units ~  Which units? assigned to one or floating? Acute units: Med Surg, Tele, ICU

Caseload ~  Typical caseloads If covering for someone off is typically 15-20 cases being shared with a Case Manger

Week-end ~  Is there  only one SW on site on the week-ends Yes, 1 Social Worker or Case Manager for the weekend with main focus on getting pts out.

Degree ~ is Master’s degree required. -Masters in currently required


Responsibilities To provide emotional support, crisis intervention and counseling for Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults and their significant others to cope with a multiplicity of social and emotional problems; information and referral; referrals for financial assistance and supportive services to patients and families with problems that are related to hospitalization, illness, disability or trauma. To provide case management & milieu management, complete psychosocial assessments, assist in the development and re-evaluation of Treatment Plans and work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and to coordinate discharge planning. Complete necessary documentation and maintain clinical record for each client during his/her length of stay.

Education and Work Experience

    Required qualifications:
  1. Master's Degree in Social Work related field OR.
  2. Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or related field.
  3. In states without required licensure, then current registration with State Board is required within 3 months of hire.? In states with required licensure, license required at time of hire and must be maintained.
  4. Behavioral Violence Prevention Training within 3 months of hire and maintain current.
  5. Minimum one (1) year hospital or Outpatient experience with emphasis in mental health care.
  6. Experience in working with a diverse population with a wide range of problems (i.e., death and dying, maternal and child care, substance abuse, disability, chronic illness, etc.).
Preferred qualifications:

  1. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current preferred.

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