Medical Social Worker - Resource Pool

Optima Health Hampton, VA
Job Description

Responsible for the provision of medical social work services to patients receiving care in the hospital setting. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situations, as well as, disposition needs, for each referred patient. Collaborates with patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs. Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed. Uses crisis intervention, problem solving model, community organization, and advocacy skills in identifying needs and resources in the hospital and community.

Required Education

Master's Level Degree - SOCIAL WORK

Job Posting

Sentara Healthcare is hiring Medical Social Workers in following locations across Virginia.

* Hampton

* Virginia Beach

* Norfolk

* Suffolk

* Williamsburg

Hours/Shift

* Flexi status (PRN/as needed) position

Position Overview

* Responsible for the provision of medical social work services to patients receiving care in the hospital setting.

* Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situations, as well as, disposition needs, for each referred patient.

* Collaborates with patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs.

* Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed. Uses crisis intervention, problem solving model, community organization, and advocacy skills in identifying needs and resources in the hospital and community.