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Social Worker 1 - PRN - Evenings & Weekends - Egleston

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Date: Sep 13, 2017

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30322

Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Requisition #:  18307     
Name of Location:   Egleston
Work Schedule:  Evening
Employment Type:  PRN
Work Days:  Monday - Friday; Variable 

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

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience in a medical setting and/or with children and families
  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)

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.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Family Support Services - Family Support Services

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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