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Senior Social Worker, Case Management (Full-time Days) - Abington Jefferson - 9229702 at Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health

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Job Description:

Job Title

Senior Social Worker, Case Management (Full-time Days) - Abington Jefferson

Job ID

9229702

Location

Montgomery County, PA

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary

Regular

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Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Social Work Manager, the Senior Social Worker for Abington Memorial Hospital will assist patients (from infancy through late adulthood) and their families with the multiple physical, social and economic adjustments they may encounter as a result of medical care or illness in order to optimize patient outcomes. The Senior Social Worker will work in collaboration with the Manager of Social Work as well as the broader interdisciplinary care team. The Senior Social Worker works jointly with the Manager of Social Work to develop programs for patient populations as needed. Provides on call services to assist with needs identified after departmental hours of operation.

Qualifications

Full-time Days (40 hours/wk); Varied schedule Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm with weekend, holiday and evening call rotation.

Two years hospital based medical social work experience or healthcare related experience required. MSW required. Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices of social service with ability to plan, organize, instruct and coordinate. Ability to communicate and coordinate efforts with other health disciplines for enhancement of health delivery services to patients.

Conditions of Employment

Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state-of-the-art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nation s best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet-to-be-imagined careers.

As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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Par Reference Code

000023127

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