Our team provides psychosocial assessments, patient/family interviews, and care transition planning to patients and families to assist them in coping with hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, and/or life situation. The social worker works collaboratively with other members of the health care team, community resources, regulatory agencies and third party payers in order to facilitate the transition of the patient through the organization while maintaining the highest quality of services possible. The social worker will adhere to the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics and utlize critical thinking skills, advanced problem solving, therapeutic interventions and advanced care planning in the day to day functions.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Formulating a comprehensive care transition plan coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to assist our patients in returning to the community.
Meets documentation standards for quality, timeliness and confidentiality of medical records in accordance with organizational and departmental defined policies and procedures.
Remain current with social work and health care developments and seeks to increase further enhancement of job related knowledge.
Facilitates an interdisciplinary approach to patient care supporting our role as a patient advocate within the care team.
Provide interventions aimed at adaptation throughout the continuum of care.
Participates in system and departmental performance improvement initiatives
This is the opportunity that could change your career, and many lives you’ll touch with genuine dignity, respect, kindness, and empathy. Become part of the team at Carilion Clinic, a community-based healthcare network that includes seven hospitals, multi-specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.
Based in Roanoke, Virginia, we invite you to play an important role as we inspire optimal health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Join our award-winning organization, live our values, and learn how working with a regional leader cited for clinical and workplace excellence can improve the quality of your career experience, as well as that of your patients.
Education: Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work.
Experience: Minimum of two years social work experience in health care setting preferred, but willing to consider relevant experience in other areas such as interships, other career assignments, etc.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal, communication, and team working skills required. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position. Demonstrates advanced knowledge of social work theory and practice: proven expertise as a clinical social worker; crisis intervention skills; critical thinking and creative problem solving. Satisfactory completion of orientation; positive interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; analytical skills; cultural competence; integrity; team player; courteous; ability/willingness to work as an integral member of a multi skilled team.
Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:
Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.
Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.
Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.
Courage: Doing what’s right for our patients without question.
Curiosity: Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.
Requisition Number: 51734
Employment Status: Full time
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Shift Details: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30pm
Recruiter Email: email@example.com
This is Carilion Clinic ...
An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.
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Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.