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Social Worker 2 - Egleston - Hematology/Developmental Therapy

Date: Oct 14, 2018
Location: 1405 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, US, 30322
Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Requisition #: 26562    
Name of Location:   Egleston
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days: Monday - Friday

JOB SUMMARY
Ensures that high-quality, comprehensive social work services are provided which support healthcare and coordinate the psychosocial needs of patients and families.

EDUCATION

  • Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school
     

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Georgia or other state Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Must be eligible for and obtain Georgia LCSW within 90 days of employment
     

EXPERIENCE

  • 3 years of experience in postgraduate social work
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in a medical setting and/or with children and families
     

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
  • Ability to work as part of interdisciplinary team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of age-appropriate treatment and practice
  • Organizational and analytical skills
     

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Completes comprehensive psychosocial assessments to identify strengths and potential barriers across the continuum of care as relates to patient health and wellbeing.
  2. Assists patients and families in coping with illness, trauma, hospitalization, and end of life based on principles of growth and development, family systems, and cultural considerations.
  3. Assists families and healthcare team in making plans for discharge and ongoing medical care and treatment related to psychosocial needs.
  4. Assists families in accessing resources to achieve and/or maintain stabilization and self-sufficiency.
  5. Assesses patients and families for safety, abuse, and neglect concerns.
  6. Serves as the mandated reporter for hospital campuses or assigned service area to Child Protective Services and Adult Protective Services.
  7. Provides information and acts as liaison for child protection, custody, supervision, visitation, and other safety needs on behalf of the family, interdisciplinary team, and community organizations.
  8. Documents and maintains updated patient information pertaining to services provided.
  9. Supports department goals by providing supervision to Master of Social Work students, assuming special projects and/or program planning assignments and participating in department/system committees.
     

Apply online at:
https://careers.choa.org/job/Atlanta-Social-Worker-2-Egleston-GA-30322/479377900/

(Posted 10/31/18)

 


 

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