Akron Children's Hospital Careers
Social Worker II
Position Summary: Provides clinical social work services to patients and their families in the Gastroenterology Service. Services include psychosocial assessments, psychosocial interventions, and hospital and community referrals as needed. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members, and provides consultation to team members regarding patients. Collaborates with disability programs, financial and insurance programs, school systems, and community programs on behalf of patients and families. Supports adherence to treatment plans and identifies patients that could benefit from BCMH. Participates in team coverage as needed.
Qualifications: Licensed Social Worker with Master’s Degree in Social Work from accredited Social Work Academic Program required at start date. Prior social work clinical experience with patients with chronic/complex health conditions required. Previous experience working with children and their families. Clinical experience with patients with GI conditions preferred. Must have strong clinical skills and demonstrated experience with challenging situations. Excellent oral and written communication skills and computer skills required. Must work collaboratively with patient care team and demonstrate effective coping skills, a positive attitude and be capable of creating a new full time service. Must be capable of meeting the needs of a large team with multiple locations in the region.
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