Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Mental Health/Social Services
Nemours is seeking a Social Worker- MSW Casual.
This casual worker will cover the emergency department and the inpatient units, primarily working with critical care and urgent needs. This casual worker will work weekends and some evenings, shared with two other casual workers. Weekends and Evenings are typically afternoons into evening,but may have opportunity for additional hours. Scheduled typically once every 3 weekends.
Provides comprehensive Social Work and assist in coordination of discharge planning for pediatric patients and their families interfacing with insurance providers, community agencies and the multidisciplinary health care team. Provide services in accordance to the policies, procedures and guidelines established within the department, organization and regulatory bodies.
Manage complex assessments of the patient/family's biopsychosocial situation establishes goals and periodically re-assesses.
Provide crisis intervention services were indicated for the management of domestic violence, psychiatric emergency cases, child abuse and family disputes.
Provide therapeutic, goal directed counseling.
Exhibit necessary clinical skills to provide problem focused goal directed intervention.
Interface with insurance providers, case managers and others involved in the authorization of needed patient services.
Identifies and negotiates differing needs within the family system.
Coordinate discharge planning needs of patients and their families in an efficient, effective and timely manner while including the family in the process.
Document social work notes in the patient medical record within the guidelines of the Department policy.
Keep appraised of community resources and provide resource specific information to the assessed needs
Maintain a professional manner at all times with staff and family.
Masters degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
LMSW/LCSW licensure in the state of Delaware Preferred
6+ months experience