Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Social Worker II

Akron, Ohio
SOCIAL WORKER II


Job Description

Position Summary:

Provides clinical social work services to  Dialysis, Nephrology, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Discharge planning 5600 Non Hematology/Oncology patients and their families in numerous outpatient clinics and inpatients floors for above listed service areas.  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, school systems, and community programs on behalf of patients and families.  Supports adherence to treatment plans and fulfills requirements for Medicare for dialysis patients.  Provides discharge planning and participates in inpatient 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 dialysis patients 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 positive coping skills.  Must be capable of meeting the needs of multiple service areas.

 

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