Tower Health

  • Social Worker

    Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
    Requisition ID
    2018-22273
    Hospital
    Pottstown Hospital
    Shift
    Day shift
    Department
    Psych DPU
    Category
    Nursing/Patient Care
    Hours per week
    40
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction. With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown.

     

    Responsibilities

    Provide Social Work Services to adult psychiatric patients on an inpatient Psychiatric Unit. Complete Psychosocial assesssments, Family/support system engagement, individual and some group interventions, discharge planning and referral.

     

    Collaborates with the Care Team to assist patients and families in adjusting to episodes of acute and chronic mental illness, in coping with lifestyle changes precipitated by illness or disability, in participating in restorative health programs, in carrying out discharge recommendations, and in addressing issues.

     

    Uses a variety of treatment modalities to assist patients and families with discharge recommendations.  

     

    Uses a variety of treatment modalities to assist patients and families in the alleviation or resolution of social, financial and emotional problems related to illness, heal health care, and rehabilitation.

    Qualifications

    Graduate of an accredited School of Social Work. Masters Degree in Social Work required. Current LSW or LCSW in Pennsylvania, experience in Psychiatric Social Work prreferable on a fast paced inpatient psychiatric unit. Current CPR-BLS.

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