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Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Social Worker - LGSW – Liver Transplant

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Under the supervision of a social worker who meets state required standards, provides psychotherapy, counseling, and other services in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams. The social worker may also coordinate patient discharge planning, complies with required standards for medical/legal responsibilities, and serves as a resource to other allied and administrative staff within the section of Social Work and the Department of Nursing.

This position will primarily support the Liver Program within the Transplant Center. Social work is a core part of the multidisciplinary team providing psycho-social evaluation, support, and related services to patients/families throughout the continuum of transplant. The position includes cross coverage for other transplant areas. An MSW degree is required from an accredited Masters of Social Work Program. Must have an advanced knowledge of categories in mental illness, personality development, knowledge of the types of psychiatric treatment, and skills in conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Must have knowledge in adjustment to medical diagnosis and chronic disease. Strong human relation skills are needed to interact with patients, patient’s family members, consultants, residents, hospital personnel, community agencies, and other resources. Must also have psychosocial diagnostic skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form. Licensure by applicable state requirements. Minnesota: Licensure at the Licensed Graduate Social Work (LGSW) or Licensed Independent Social Work (LISW) level from the Minnesota Board of Social Work (MNBOSW) is required. LGSW/LISW personnel, following 4000 hours of clinically supervised practice are eligible to apply for licensure at the LICSW level, and must do so by 8000 hours. A condition of employment at the LGSW level shall be the ability to practice clinically through a MNBOSW approved Clinical Supervision Plan leading to LICSW attainment. Wisconsin: Certification at the Certified Advanced Practice (CAPSW) or Certified Independent Social Worker (CISW) level by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services is required. CAPSW personnel who have achieved two years of supervised social work practice, by a supervisor who has met board requirements, may apply for certification as a CISW. CAPSW or CISW personnel, following 3,000 hours of clinical social work practice including at least 1,000 hours of face to face contact supervised by a person meeting board requirements, may apply for licensure at the LCSW level. Valid driver's license required for specific specialty areas. Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

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09302022-2



Living Donor Clinical Social Worker

UCSF, San Francisco, CA

JOB SUMMARY:

The Living Donor (LD) Clinical Social Worker II (MSW) or Clinical Social Worker III’s (MSW & LCSW) primary responsibilities are psychosocial assessment, crisis intervention, counseling, brief therapeutic interventions, complex discharge planning, consultation, selection representation, education, community linkages, supportive services, and facilitating the plan-of-care through the health care continuum for patients, families, significant others, and staff, both in-patient and out-patient. 

The LD CSW is a dedicated staff member in the UCSF Medical Center Transplant Program who coordinates resources and services for Living Liver and Living Kidney donors.  The LD CSW’s role is to represent and advise the donor, promote and protect the interest of the donor, respect the donor’s decision, and ensure that it is informed and free from coercion.  The LD CSW does not have any contact with the liver or kidney recipients.

The LD CSW interacts with all potential living donors during the evaluation phase and participates in donor selection conferences.  The LD CSW follows donors through the transplantation and post-transplant phases, including an immediate post-transplant evaluation. The LD CSW follows-up with living donors at 1 month and as needed, thereafter. 

The LD CSW will participate in the Department of Social Work and Living Donor Program education and practice improvement activities.  The CSW III has advanced clinical knowledge and skills, and is distinguished from the CSW II by leadership activities including participation in advanced program planning, provision of educational programs, clinical supervision, consultation to the clinical team, other departments, and the community. 

The LD CSW will provide social work services to any patient regardless of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, social, cultural, educational or religious background, language, age, ancestry, citizenship, color, national origin, race, presence of mental or physical disability, source of payment for care, medical condition, marital status or status as a veteran.

The LD CSW will practice within the scope of UCSF’s mission statement: Caring, Healing, Teaching, Discovering; and the values statement of UCSF’s Everyday PRIDE: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•    Master’s degree from a CSWE accredited school of Social Work;

•    Current California State License of Clinical Social Work in good standing (CSW III);

•    Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position;

•    Demonstrates resourcefulness, effective written and oral communication, diplomacy, and organizational and analytic skills;

•    Self-directed, assertive and creative in problem solving, systems planning and patient care management in a high-volume work environment;

•    Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams;

•    Basic computer skills;

•    This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

•   CSW III level: Current California State License of Clinical Social Work in good standing

APPLY: https://ucsfmc.contacthr.com/114832914      

09272023-2


LAHEY CLINIC

BURLINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, has an opportunity for a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker to support the liver and kidney transplant team at our Level I trauma center. To be considered, we require current licensure at the LICSW or LCSW level by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers. Experience working with end stage liver or kidney disease a plus.

As part of the team, you will:

  • Conduct initial evaluation and subsequent regular follow-up assessments of transplant recipients functioning, compliance, adjustment to transplantation and psychosocial needs.
  • Provide interventions as identified in assessment to address any psychosocial problems/barriers that interfere with post-transplantation plan of care.
  • Provide counseling, psychoeducation, groups, support, crisis intervention and other psychosocial services to patients and their families to help them cope with psychosocial stresses related to end stage kidney or liver disease and adjustment to transplantation.
  • Assist patients through advocacy procedures and referrals to community agencies as indicated.

We offer an excellent salary including increased pay rates and a benefits package that begins on day one of employment.

If you are looking for the fast pace and expertise of Boston without the traffic and parking hassles, this is the place to be.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Directions/link for application contact

https://careers.lahey.org/jobs/8728945-social-worker-ambulatory-liver-transplant-licsw-new-salary-competitive-rates?cid=post:niche:SocialWorkerSeptember2022:phy:STSW:16120

09152022-6




CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER II/III – TRANSPLANT

DESCRIPTION:

This position requires a highly skilled and motivated professional who has an honest desire to make a difference in the life of patients and families. Candidates should have proven ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.

Under the direction of the Transplant Social Work Supervisor, candidate is responsible for initial psychosocial assessment of patients needing advance therapies including MCS and Heart Transplant. Candidate will follow patients through all phases of transplant (pre-transplant, hospital stay and post-transplant follow up. Candidate may also provide coverage for the Abdominal Transplant programs as well as living donor/recipient assessments as needed. Candidate will facilitate transplant and caregiver support groups and participate in various transplant committees.

Responsible for providing resources for local housing for out-of-town patients/families. Must Assist in coordination of discharge planning as needed and collaborate with multi-disciplinary team, transplant staff and social workers in other programs. Position includes crisis intervention, mandated reporting, information and referral coordination of substance use disorder and mental health services with community providers. The social worker is responsible for education and advocacy of patients, families and/or significant others. Candidate will participates in related department functions, such as community and program education. Performs all other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master's degree in social work from an accredited school.
  • At least two (2) years of post MSW experience. In order to be considered for the Clinical Social Worker III, must have at least three years of post MSW experience and be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Must possess the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
  • Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
  • Must have proven independent thinking, decision making, problem-solving and prioritizing skills.
  • Excellent skills to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - issued by the state of California.
  • Bilingual in both English and Spanish.
  • Prior experience working in both an inpatient and outpatient hospital setting.
  • Prior experience working in Solid Organ Transplant.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Able to travel to any UCSD or affiliate clinic/hospital location.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

View full job description and apply online at: https://employment.ucsd.edu/clinical-social-worker-ii-iii-transplant-118570/job/20100918

09072022-6



The Living Bank is a 501(c)3 organization established in 1968 as the first organ donor registry in the Nation.  Today, our mission is to eliminate the shortage of organs for lifesaving transplants by being a trusted education resource for living organ donation and the leading provider of advocacy services for living donors. 

Since 2009, we have had the unique opportunity to locally serve four world class transplant programs in the Texas Medical Center, providing Independent Living Donor Advocate (ILDA) social work services. This foundation led us to provide services to live donor programs throughout the U.S. via telehealth.

Social Work Services Operations Manager

The Living Bank seeks an experienced leader who will thrive in a dynamic, transitional environment as our service offerings expand.  Work collaboratively with the CEO to realize the exciting opportunities ahead.  Be a part of our innovative approach to provide the best care and support to living organ donors.

Education:  Masters Degree in a Healthcare Related Field

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
  • Other Masters Degree in Healthcare

Preferred Work Experience

Five (5) years experience in a transplant program setting

Three (3) years of leadership or relevant management experience

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, direction, and organization in the daily management of social work service delivery.
  • Manage social work staff including, scheduling, maintaining multi-state licensing, hiring qualified people, conducting performance reviews, and ensuring staff professional growth and development.
  • Serve as a liaison to clients and manage service agreements.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory compliance and industry trends.
  • Establish and maintain a professional network among colleagues and participate in professional transplant organizations.
  • Provide leadership in developing professional education offerings and facilitate education/training programs.
  • Participate and present at industry conferences.

Compensation: Compensation commiserate with experience.

Please send resume and statement of interest (or cover letter) to:  admin@livingbank.org

08312022-12


Solid Organs Transplant Social Worker-Full Time Monday-Friday -Day Shifts

Full time transplant social work position (heart and liver) on our Dallas TX campus working Monday through Friday day hours.

This is a full-time day position, but flexible work hours will be necessary to facilitate involvement in special projects (camps, parent support groups). This position also will have some on-call responsibilities.

This position is responsible for completing in-depth psychosocial transplant evaluations on patient families prior to moving onto the transplant list. Once the patient receives their transplant this position specializes in helping those families adjust to acute and ongoing medical stressors, providing psychiatric, psychological, and psychosocial support for inpatient and outpatient transplant patient families.

This position works with our transplant families to help facilitate their coping and effectively deal with the onset of emotional and behavioral difficulties associated with their medical experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform psychosocial screening and assessment of the family’s ability to meet their children’s healthcare needs; obtain information from patients/families; based on assessment and as appropriate provide therapeutic interventions and make referrals for families in crisis; and provide supportive counseling to aid adjustment to illness and hospitalization.

  • Provide evaluation and treatment services to transplant patients and families with complex psychosocial needs. Prepare and maintain required documentation for each patient/case.
  • Coordinate with the medical team regarding anticipatory discharges to ensure that patient’s homecare is prearranged prior to leaving the hospital.
  • Assess children and adolescents for suitability for psychotherapy and when appropriate provide time limited clinical therapeutic services to hospital patient families as referred by hospital staff.
  • Responsible for child abuse evaluation and referral; participate in psychosocial conferences and in crisis intervention; and perform other duties, including administrative duties, and special projects as required.

Qualifications:

Education/License

  • State of Texas LMSW is required, LCSW preferred
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience

For more information, please email Nirmala.pattaswami@childrens.com or go to :

https://jobsearch.childrens.com/job/5445/Transplant-Clinical-Social-Worker-MSW-Full-Time-Day-shifts

08232022-6


Job Title: Clinical Liver Transplant Social Worker

Location: Aurora, CO

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

Salary Range: $31.61 - $47.41 / hour.

The Liver Transplant Social Worker is a member of a multi-disciplinary team. The Social Worker will complete pre-transplant psychosocial assessments, work with patients on the waiting list, and assist in post-transplant psychosocial needs. Assesses patients and/or patient's family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives and arranges for needed interventions. Plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic, and environmental problems and provides short term treatment planning for mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, conditions and addictions. This position spans both the Inpatient and Outpatient settings.

Responsibilities:

      Psychosocial Evaluation to determine suitability for transplantation in both the inpatient and outpatient settings

      Support of transplant candidates and recipients through all phases of transplant

      Actively collaborate with large multi-disciplinary team

      Participates in case reviews to evaluate progress toward goals. Consults with healthcare team members to promote, monitor, and evaluate compliance with patient's treatment plan.

      Supervises and/or trains new staff, lower level social workers, students or interns.

      Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

      Minimum Required Education: Master's degree in Social Work.

      Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

      Preferred: Medical experience and bilingual

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

Apply URL:

https://careers.uchealth.org/jobs/10458146-clinical-liver-transplant-social-worker?&utm_source=STSW&utm_campaign=Bayard_oneoffs&utm_medium=Sponsored

7262022-12



Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Transplant


Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being

of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of

collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are

committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity,

quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA


This position provides professional counseling services of a preventative and developmental nature

through direct consultation with patients within the Transplant Department. Therapy activities include

individual, group and couples counseling. The incumbent develops program criteria for area of

specialization such as couples or addictive behavior counseling. This position may be responsible for

overseeing the work of Social Workers, Interns or other caseworkers. Our services include heart,

kidney, liver, lung, and pancreas transplants.


Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements individualized treatment approach to meet the needs of each patient and

their families.

  • Works in close collaboration with all members of the Transplant Department including medical doctors,

to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors contributing to the patient's

well-being.

  • Identifies appropriate outside resources, such as community agencies, to assist patients with resuming

life in their own community and how to live with the patient's limitations.

  • Oversees Social Worker Interns within the Transplant department
  • May perform Case Management duties.


Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to work independently and provide individual, group and couples counseling.
  • Ability to oversee the activities of Social Workers, Interns and other caseworkers in their area.
  • Ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's

policies and procedures manual.

  • Ability to assist patients and their families with post-treatment adjustments including but not limited to

working closely with local, state and federal agencies.


Qualifications Required

  • Two years directly related experience and experience with conflict resolution when counseling

individuals, couples and groups.


Licenses Required

  • Current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) certificate for clinical practice in the State of Utah.


Apply URL -> https://bit.ly/3OmOGKL

07122022-12






Social Worker MSW (Cardiology)

Schedule: Full-time Day Shift

Penn Medicine, Philadelphia PA

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical, and business professionals across all disciplines.


JOB DESCRIPTION:

This individual will work in the outpatient setting of two multidisciplinary sections at Penn Medicine: Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) and Heart Failure/Transplant (HF/Tx). The incumbent will provide a professional continuum of services to address the psychosocial needs of patients and families affected by ACHD or advanced heart failure. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Psychosocial evaluations in conjunction with each team to determine 1) general social work needs for ACHD patients and 2) appropriateness for transplantation or VAD placement for HF/Tx patients through formal structured heart transplant and/or VAD evaluations.

• Assistance regarding medical insurance, disability, and/or financial aid.

• Assessment of patient/family support needs regarding transportation, housing, clothing and educational vocational rehabilitation, social service programs and referral to community resources.

• Crisis intervention to patients/families as necessary to meet immediate psycho-social needs including: communications from On call provider/Emergency Department/ Family Notification; trauma; family intervention; unanticipated change in health conditions/suicidal ideation; single parent pregnancy/parenthood, domestic violence, child and elder abuse/neglect.

• Grief/loss counseling and education regarding: fetal demise; actual/pending death of patient/family member; complicated pregnancies; postpartum depression; chronic/acute stress associated with life circumstances; divorce/separation; loss of independence associated with illness or disability.

• Short-term psychosocial support regarding but not limited to issues of adoption, abortion, domestic violence, family of origin, sexual/gender issues, substance abuse, parenting, disabilities, chronic illness.

• Provisions of patient advocacy and associated services to patient/family and other involved agencies/parties regarding decision-making; advance directives; ethics consultations; court holds; guardianship/conservatorship; citizenship cases; and social cultural factors.

• Attend weekly multidisciplinary team meetings of Heart Transplant, VAD and ACHD progams To maintain a continuum of care between inpatient and outpatient care domains, this Social Worker will collaborate with patient/family/team/extended care providers, and insurers. The Social Worker will split his/her time evenly between each section, meet weekly with each team, and is expected to practice in accordance with performance standards, core values and with a commitment to service excellence.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

● MSW required plus one-year of experience in a medical setting

● LSW/LCSW recommended.

● Health care experience is preferred.

● PA license required

Please apply online at

https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_pennmedicine/external/jobDetails/jobDetail.html?jobPostId=141855&localeCode=en-us

050522-6


Clinical Social Worker, MSW, Transplant/Bariatric Surgery

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

Job Summary
31 hour combined social work position for experienced social worker in Pediatric Transplant Center/Liver and Intestine (20 hrs.) and Bariatric (11 hrs.) working with families of children undergoing liver/intestine transplantation or bariatric surgery.

This Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for:

·       Providing wide-range of clinical social work services pre- and post-surgery including evaluations, counseling, crisis intervention, case management and complex resource coordination, psychosocial consultation to medical staff, and program development.

·       A strong multidisciplinary team approach and shared clinical responsibility with team members.

To qualify, you must have:

·       Master’s degree in Social Work.

·       Licensure in state of MA.(LCSW required, LICSW highly preferred)

·       Experience with grief/loss, medical illness helpful.

·       Flexibility and ability to work in fast-paced dynamic environment.

·       Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

·       Persons of diversity strongly encouraged to apply.

This position is 31 hours and eligible for full time benefits

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

To view full description and apply, please visit: https://www.applytracking.com/tp/rj6.0Vx5.O_K

042122-6



Clinical Social Worker, MSW, Renal Disease

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

Job Summary
Full time social work position (36 hours) to provide a wide range of direct clinical services to children, young adults and their families in the end stage renal disease (ESRD) program, dialysis and kidney transplant.

This ESRD Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for:

·       Psychosocial assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, resource information and referral, and program development.

·       Psychosocial consultation to multidisciplinary team with opportunity for research and program development within both programs.

·       A strong multidisciplinary team approach and shared clinical responsibility with team members.

To qualify, you must have:

·       Master’s degree in Social Work.

·       Licensure in state of MA.(LCSW or LICSW)

·       Experience in medical environment, with chronic illness, bereavement and child protection issues helpful.

·       Flexibility and ability to work in fast-paced dynamic environment.

·       Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

·       Persons of diversity strongly encouraged to apply.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

To view full description and apply, please visit: https://www.applytracking.com/tp/rj6-9Yky-O-K

042122-6




Social Worker LCSW - Abdominal Transplant
Full-time, Days
Northwestern Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Northwestern Medicine is seeking an experienced Social Worker - LCSW within the Abdominal Transplant Program. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

The Social Worker LCSW reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The professional we select will meet directly with abdominal transplant patients and their families to perform biopsychosocial assessments, and work in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team. This compassionate individual will recommend plans of intervention based on patient needs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting patients in navigating complex financial/insurance issues, providing supportive counselling to patients in their re-adjustment to pre- and post-transplant lifestyle and management of complications, and making referrals to outside mental health providers and agencies as necessary.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work from a school of Social Work accredited by CSWE.
  • Minimum of two years of post-graduate experience in hospital Social Work or related settings.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills to affect positive outcomes.
  • Organizational skills necessary to prioritize and manage an appropriate caseload of patients coupled with performing the Social Worker functions.
  • Self-direction required for daily work.
  • Analytical skills necessary to independently collect, analyze, and interpret data, resolve problems requiring innovative solutions and to negotiate in sensitive situations.
  • Licensure in Illinois. Licensed Clinical Social Worker. (LCSW)

Preferred:

  • Bilingual - Spanish

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://smrtr.io/8byrG

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

AA/EOE

032822-6



Transplant Social Worker (two positions available)

Kidney Transplant, Liver Transplant 

Tampa General Hospital is seeking 2 Transplant Social Workers to support our Advanced Organ Disease and Transplantation Institute. Qualified candidates must have LCSW and MSW from accredited program with 2 years of social work experience in a hospital or healthcare setting. CCTSW and transplant experience strongly preferred.

Tampa General Hospital is a private not-for-profit hospital with 1,007 beds and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of four million. We are recognized as a leader among solid organ transplant centers after more than two decades of providing individuals with replacements for failing organs, and we have performed over 10,000 transplants with shorter wait times and world-class outcomes. The overall number of solid organ transplants performed annually at TGH makes our transplant institute among the busiest transplant centers in the United States.


Responsibilities:

The Transplant Social Worker evaluates the psychosocial concomitants of illness and trauma and provides social work services to patients and families to optimize their ability to benefit from treatment, cope with the realities of their medical condition, and participate in their care. Coordinates transitions of care for patients with high psychosocial needs including completing initial psychosocial evaluations to assist in determining candidacy for potential transplant candidates. Participates in the full scope of care for the advanced organ disease and transplant patients both in an inpatient and outpatient setting.  Develops and implements the individualized treatment approach to meet the needs of each patient and their families.  Provides counseling and crisis intervention, patient and family education, hospital discharge planning with short term and life-long follow up. Attends as a participating member of the Medical Review Board.  Supports the efforts of HIM and Patient Accounts by ensuring timely, accurate, and complete data entry in multiple information systems/data bases. Ensures understanding through collaboration with Care Coordinator and other interdisciplinary team members for review of multidisciplinary plan of care in patient chart (estimated LOS, tentative discharge date, assessed needs for discharge, and plan discussed with patient/family). Ensures attendance at Multidisciplinary Rounds or Huddles and reports on psychosocial status and its implication for transitions of care. Monitors progress toward the goals of the social work plan of care and revises it in response to changes in patient needs and condition. Assesses any potential obstacles to successful reintegration into the community (clinical, social, support, home environment) and escalates through appropriate channels to resolution.

APPLY DIRECTLY ON OUR WEBSITE:

Job Description - Transplant Social Worker (LCSW) (210002T3) (taleo.net)

Questions? Reach out to Kristen Alvarez, Human Resources -kalvarez@tgh.org


110921-12

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