Social Worker, MSW at University of Miami in Miami, Florida

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

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The Department of Social Services has an exciting opportunity for a full-time MSW, Social Worker at UTower.

$5,000 Sign - On Bonus


The Social Worker, MSW provides social services to patients and their families, including counseling and support. Moreover, this position establishes a plan of care that fosters personal worth, spiritual well-being and human dignity in each patient.


1. Collaborates and facilitates patient discharge plans for those requiring post patient care.

2. Reassesses plan of care according to the physical and emotional needs of patient.

3. Performs patient assessment, including looking at illness, mental status, and family dynamics.

4. Documents relevant data accurately and in compliance with laws and regulations.

5. Links patients and their families to appropriate community resources.

6. Serves as patient advocate and liaison to physicians, insurance companies, and community agencies.

7. Helps the patient and their family to understand, accept, and follow medical recommendations.

8. Provides clinical supervision and guidance to junior social workers.

9. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • Master's degree in social work

  • Minimum 1 year of experience

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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