Sentara Medical Group's Palliative Care Specialists at Obici is seeking a dedicated and experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our inpatient hospital consultation team. |
Assists patients and their families in meeting psychosocial needs which predispose illness or interfere with achieving an optimal level of care. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situations, as well as disposition needs, for each assigned patient. Educates and assists patients/families with criteria for public and private assistance, and community resources. Collaborates with patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs. Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed. Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to establish comprehensive and integrated plans for each patient. Crisis Intervention: assists with acute emotional crises. Anxiety/Coping Techniques: Sessions with children and/or families where Play and Art Therapy are offered to help with family situations. May perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Masters of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.
Experience: 2 years of medical social work experience in acute care hospital setting. At least one year of experience in a psychiatric-related field.
Licensure: Current license in the Commonwealth of Virginia to practice as social worker.
Other: CPR for health care professionals. Must have excellent written and oral communications skills. Must be skilled at counseling and group facilitation techniques.
Sentara - 13 months ago
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