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Social Worker (Masters Level)

Company: DCH
Location: Northport
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Coordinates patient treatment plan to include patient/family education, discharge planning, placement and follow up. Conducts psychosocial assessments and provides comprehensive social work services to assigned patient case load. Conducts groups to meet active treatment requirements. Participates in interdisciplinary treatment team to coordinate patient's care needs.

Responsibilities

Perform assigned groups. Clearly documents psychosocial assessments and groups in patient's medical record. Completes psychosocial assessment in thorough and timely manner with family involvement if allowed. Participates in interdisciplinary treatment process by contributing to the master Treatment Plan by identification of problems and establishing goals and interventions. Participates in interdisciplinary treatment process by contributing to the Master Treatment Plan by identifying Works as scheduled and maintains [productivity level. Performs initial and annual competencies per job class.

DCH Standards:

* Maintains performance, patient and employee satisfaction and financial standards as outlined in the performance evaluation.
* Performs compliance requirements as outlined in the Employee Handbook
* Must adhere to the DCH Behavioral Standards including creating positive relationships with patients/families, coworkers, colleagues and with self.
* Requires use of electronic mail, time and attendance software, learning management software and intranet.
* Must adhere to all DCH Health System policies and procedures.
* All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

MSW in Social Work. LCSE (Licensed Certified Social Worker) preferred. If Counselor, Masters Degree in Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy with License or Certification as required by discipline. Two (2) years of inpatient hospital experience is desirable. Must possess effective communication and problem solving skills. Must be able to read, write legibly, speak, and comprehend English.

* PHYSICAL FACTORS
* Physical presence in site is essential. Hearing and vision must be normal or corrected within normal range. Able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to tolerate prolonged periods of standing and walking. Ability to lift or carry 50 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Is able to push stretcher/wheelchair with average adult patient. Is able to do frequent stooping and on occasion crouching, crawling or kneeling. Ability to reach reasonable distances in any direction. Ability to run in emergency situations. Must be able to move dingers in a coordinated manner. Must have ability to feel and perceive temperature, texture, shape and size with fingertips.
* Environmental
* Includes exposure to body fluids, disease, infection, lab chemicals and hazard materials and/or cleaning solutions. Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment.
* Must be able to perform the duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
* Hearing and vision must be normal or corrected to within normal range.
* Physical presence onsite is essential.

Keywords: DCH, Tuscaloosa , Social Worker (Masters Level), Healthcare , Northport, Alabama

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