Tower Health

  • Social Worker

    Job Locations US-PA-Phoenixville
    Requisition ID
    2018-23016
    Hospital
    Phoenixville Hospital
    Department
    Case Management
    Category
    Social Services
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Provides direct social work services to patients in conjunction with the RN Case Manager. The Social Worker utilizes a variety of treatment modalities to assist patients and families in the resolution of social, financial, behavioral and emotional problems. This position will receive referrals from physicians, RN Case Managers, staff nurses and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Complete, coordinate and provide continuity of care during the discharge process as it evolves throughout the patient experience; this is a shared duty with the RN Case Manager.

    Responsibilities

    Collaborates with the Case Manager to assist patients and families in adjusting to episodes of acute and chronic 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 of end-of-life care. Uses a variety of treatment modalities to assist patients and familying out discharge recommendations, and in addressing issues of end-of-life care. 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. Master's Degree in Social Work required. Two years of practice in a health care setting.

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