Clin Social Worker

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Richmond, VA
VCU Health System's Social Work is seeking a full time Clinical Social Worker 1. The purpose of the Clinical Social Worker (MSW) position is to provide both direct patient care to patients and families and assist in the coordination of team delivered services. The Clinical Social Worker will complete a psychosocial assessment; develop treatment plans that are congruent with the overall health care plan; provide psychosocial intervention; educate patients, their family members, staff and social work students; facilitate compliance with treatment; work with the community to provide needed services; and coordinate discharge planning activities.

Responsibilities

Initiate patient/family intervention based on self-assessment of service need(s).

Initiate community/facility referrals based on identified patient/family needs.

Initiate consultation with facility staff regarding psychosocial patient/family needs.

Contact the appropriate Social Services Department to report suspected abuse/neglect/exploitation cases.

Develop intervention plans and related interventions with patients/families/significant others.

Initiate education activities with and for facility staff.

Contribute to quality improvement activities through self-analysis of services and needs.

Participate in service area meetings, training, and patient care conferences.

This position may supervise social work students on a voluntary basis.

Depending on the unit assignment, may be required to work alternate schedules, weekends, holidays and take call.

Qualifications

Required

Master of Social Work Degree from a Council on Social Work Education accredited program

CSW Level 1: new graduate to up to 2 years of clinical social work experience*

* Advancement from a Clinician 1 to a Clinician 2 is mandatory within 2 years of employment

Preferred

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Virginia

Clinical social work experience in an acute care setting

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.HR Use Only: PTO