Social Worker - Per Diem in Philadelphia, PA at Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 5/15/2020

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Job Description


There has been a need identified for a mid shift perdium social worker to cover 12:00pm - 8:30 pm (flexible) Monday - Friday with plan to have this person cover 3-4 hrs in Emergency Department to assist with discharge planning needs to SNF's, shelters  as well as complete coordination of late day discharges from acute care for 3-4 hrs including follow up on authorizations from managed care payors, coordinating transport arrangements, follow through on transfers to other facilities etc. There may also be a need to assist with psychosocial  screenings on new patients in times of higher volume.Flexibility would be key for this positon as time needs may vary depending on patient volume and acuity. Experience in acute care discharge planning  and experience with  EPIC preferred


Education and Work Experience
  • Master's Degree in Social Work related field OR.
  • Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or related field.
  • Current state license is required upon hire and must maintain current. In states without required licensure, then current registration with State Board is required, and under clinical supervision to meet required clinical hours for licensure. Is required to begin earning clinical hours to obtain licensure as LCSW and complete within two years
  • Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • Behavioral Violence Prevention Training within 3 months of hire and maintain current.
  • Minimum one (1) year hospital or Outpatient experience with emphasis in mental health care.
  • 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.).
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