Senior Social Worker - Med/Surg Job
Christiana Care - Newark, DE

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Job Title: Senior Social Worker - Med/Surg
Location: Newark, DE

General Description:
Christiana Care Health System is currently recruiting for a Senior Social Worker to provide coverage for the Med/Surg unit.

As a Senior Social Worker, you will assist patients and families to identify social, emotional, and environmental needs and to connect them with available resources/services through the provision of a full spectrum of discharge planning and social work services. Works with the patient, family, and other members of the healthcare team to formulate a discharge plan that provides the patient services in the appropriate post-acute care setting. Gathers and assesses information regarding the patient's physical needs, mental status, family support system, financial resources, and available community and governmental resources. Employs assessment to develop a comprehensive case management plan that will address the needs identified. Provides information about resources and options available in the community and coordinates service delivery. Educates the community and general public regarding various symptoms and consequences related to specific diseases, conditions and hospitalization. Provides voluntary, confidential, short-term, therapeutic intervention and referral service for employees, attending staff, and their familities. Your experience will be a resource for Social Workers new to the field.

Applicants must have a Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school of Social Work. 2-3 years of social work experience in a medical setting. Training time on the job is six months to one year. Must have strong communication, organizational, clinical and discharge planning skills. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred but not required.

You Should Apply If
You have a Masters Degree in Social Work.
You have 2-3 years of social work experience in a healthcare setting.

Christiana Care Health System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer whose staff is representative of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, gender identity or expression, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or genetic information.
Job Classification: Professional
Job Requisition #: 30827BR