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Social Worker - BSW - Casual

  • Job ID: 369508364
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: Social Services
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.53 to $32.28 / hour

Description

UPMC Susquehanna is looking for a Casual Social Worker (BSW) to cover our Williamsport and Muncy campuses during times of high census, call-offs, and vacations, so flexibility is desired. Prior social work experience in healthcare preferred.

*Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary based his/her individual experience and education.

Social Worker MSW salary range is $24.18-$37.36

Social Worker BSW salary range is $21.53-$32.28

Purpose:
Provide brief problem-focused assessments, psychosocial support to include end of life and bereavement services, and timely and appropriate discharge planning based on anticipated needs.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local assistance programs and community resources that affect patient needs.
  • Educate and advocate for patients and families to enhance their ability to make informed decisions regarding medical care, discharge planning, advance directives, and end-of-life care.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of reimbursement systems, the ability to educate patients and families regarding payer requirements/coverage for post-acute care services and the ability to effectively advocate on behalf of the patient.
  • Continue to monitor and evaluate the plan of care, options, and available services throughout the hospital stay to effectively meet the patient and family's needs. Reassess the plan of care as status changes or at a minimum of every 3 days.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify, assess, counsel, and effectively intervene with medically and psychosocially complex patients.
  • Collaborate effectively with the healthcare team, patients and families, and relevant community resources to develop and implement an individualized plan of care.
  • Demonstrate appropriate professional practice, maintaining respect for confidentiality and freedom of choice as outlined by the Code of Ethics by the National Association of Social Workers as well as the State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.
  • Provides accurate, timely, and appropriate documentation of all social work interventions in the medical record per regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Complete a psychosocial assessment that includes social, economic, cultural, age-related and behavioral factors, history of child, elder, or domestic abuse, prior psychiatric or substance abuse treatment, family and social support systems and all other available resources as appropriate to the clinical situation.
  • Demonstrates expertise in accessing social systems by providing resource-specific information to patients and families, initiating contact with appropriate resources, and facilitating the patient/family's ability to accept referrals.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

BSW Requirements:

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW - BASW) degree required from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

MSW Requirements:

MSW degree from a CSWE accredited School of Social Work required. Current/active Social Work License required or successful pass of the social work licensing exam within 9 months of employment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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