Social Worker MSW - Per Diem
Children's Hospital Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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Requirements:
LSW or ACSW is desired, but not required
Master’s Degree from a Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited institution.

Experience in a hospital, health organization or mental health care agency is preferred.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Job Description:
The social worker provides professional services to patients and families, which facilitates the use of individual, public and private resources so that optimal functioning can occur for both the patient and the family. These core services include assessment of psychosocial functioning and capacities, counseling for care planning and decision-making, social work treatment and community resource planning. The social worker provides professional services to patients and families (predominantly in the Emergency Department), which facilitates the use of individual, public and private resources so that optimal functioning can occur for both the patient and the family. These core services include assessment of psychosocial functioning and capacities, counseling for care planning and decision-making, social work treatment and community resource planning.

1. Provides skilled psychosocial assessment and collaborates with care team in order to provide quality comprehensive treatment to patients and families. Evaluates the effectiveness of professional services and adjusts/redefines goals and modalities as indicated. Shares information re: patient family situation with staff from other agencies and programs as appropriate in accordance with applicable confidentiality guidelines and relevant law. Organizes workload and sets priorities based on patient care needs. Adheres to medical-legal reporting requirements.
2. Completes documentation in a timely manner that is legible, clear and organized according to department, hospital and legal standards.
3. Provides leadership in identifying barriers to effective service delivery or problems in work assignments. Actively contributes in initiatives that improve service delivery through department, hospital or community based committees.
4. Recognizes professional strengths and areas for growth and is accountable for development and enhancement of professional practice skills.

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