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Job Requisition Number 20881

PRN - As Need
Variable Shifts
Variable Hours
Location: Akron Emergency Department 


Summary:

The Social Worker II applies graduate-level clinical social work skills to the psychosocial assessments and interventions of individuals, families, and groups as appropriate to client needs. Works collaboratively as a member of the multidisciplinary team in addressing the needs of the patient/family, advocating for inclusion and equity.

Responsibilities:

1. Conducts psychosocial assessments of the patient/family situation.

2. Communicates with staff regarding the assessment and plan through documentation and multidisciplinary interactions.

3. Provides consultation, education, training to staff regarding psychosocial issues that impact the delivery of optimal health care services.

4. Functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team and provides Clinical Medical Social work services to patients and their families to improve or maintain social, emotional function and physical health.

5. Provides case management for patients with emphasis on issues of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in collaboration with patient and caregivers, medical team, and community partners in order to provide the most appropriate and comprehensive care.

6. Consults and collaborates with community partners, participates in program and organizational assessment, planning, and developmental according to license guidelines.

7. Seeks professional social work supervision when appropriate for practice or training.

8. Provide guidance and support to the Social Worker I position.

9. Ethical and timely completion of documentation as expected in the context of the department.

10. Other duties as required.

Other information:

Technical Expertise

1. Experience with and ability to navigate electronic medical records.

2. Experience with MS Office Suite is preferred.

3. Experience in healthcare is preferred.

4. Experience working with all levels within an organization is preferred.

Education and Experience

1. Education: Master’s degree in Social Work from accredited Social Work academic program is required.

2. Certification: Licensed Social Worker is required.

3. Years of relevant experience: 1-3 years is preferred. Pediatric experience is preferred.

4. Years of supervisory experience: n/a

5. Experience working with culturally diverse individuals is preferred.

6. Experience with community resources used by families with children is preferred.

On Call

FTE: 0.001000


Status: Onsite


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