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The Social Worker is responsible for discharge planning and contributing to the patient’s treatment plan through and understanding of social, psychological and/or environmental needs related to the impact of illness and need for hospitalization. Professional activities will be carried out in accordance with the code of ethics established by the National Association of Social Workers.
The qualified candidate must have a Graduate degree from an accredited Master’s program in social work. Knowledge and understanding of human development and behavior, and ability to make psychosocial assessments required. Experience as a clinical social worker in a medical setting preferred. Extensive knowledge of community resources and agencies preferred. Experience with hospital level discharge planning, including but not limited to rehab, skilled care or other referrals, and facilitating home care arrangements.
"At Penn Medicine, you will enjoy the camaraderie and support that you'll experience at our prestigious institution, as well as a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest pre-paid tuition assistance programs in the region.
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