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362610 Social Worker Msw PD

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
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Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a PRN Social Worker to join the team. Perform activities to meet patients and families needs in a manner that optimizes the discharge planning process and facilitates post-hospital continuity of care. Provides counseling, education and support interventions that enhance patients and families ability to cope with physical, emotional and environmental problems.Some job functions and duties will include, but not limited to:1.\tAssesses patients and familys psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, reaction to illness and ability to cope.2.\tIntervenes with patients and families regarding emotional, social, and financial consequences of illness and/or disability; advocates for patient and family empowerment and independence to make autonomous health care decisions; accesses and mobilizes family/community resources to meet identified needs.3.\tProvides intervention in child abuse/neglect, domestic violence, guardianship (temporary/ permanent), foster care, adoption, mental health placement, advance directives, adult/elderly abuse, child protection and sexual assault.4.\tServes as a resource person and provides counseling and intervention related to treatment decisions and end-of-life issues.5.\tParticipates in discharge planning activities for complex patients, in order to ensure a timely discharge and to provide appropriate linkage with post-discharge care providers.6.\tIntervenes with families exhibiting complex family dynamics that impact directly on patient care and discharge.7.\tCommunicates with members of interdisciplinary team regarding the discharge planning status of assigned caseload.

Education:\n•\tMasters of Social Work from graduate school of social work approved by the Council on Social Work --Required\n\nRelated Work Experience\n•\tPreferred 1 year hospital social work or related health care experience.\n•\tDemonstrates ability to work independently with minimal supervision.\n•\tExcellent interpersonal and communication skills required; professionalism essential\n•\tAdhere to social work values and practice standards outlined in NASW Code of Ethics.\n•\tExcellent interpersonal and communication skills required, computer skill, teamwork approach\n\nLicensures: \n•\tState of New Jersey Social Work License required.\n•\tNational Case Management certification preferred


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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-02

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Median Salary: $47,980

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