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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



MedStar Georgetown University Hospital · Small Bowel Transplant · Washington, DC Allied Health/Clinical Professional | Full Time, Day Shift | Hours/Week: 40.00 | Req # 59227

Job Summary žPediatric Small Bowel Transplant

  • The incumbent in this position is a professional clinical social worker who provides direct services to the patients of the Small Bowel Transplant unit. These services are related to hospitalization, dealing with illness and post-hospital planning. The incumbent also provides social work consultation, leadership, and teaching functions for the patients of the Small Bowel Transplant unit and their families/significant others as well as for the community. Adheres to NASW Code of Ethics and exemplifies the qualities and values of the social work profession. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards. This position is working with pediatric patients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO AN APPROPRIATE COMBINATION OF EDUCATION/TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE.
  • Education/Training

 ▪ Master of Social Work from an accredited training program.

  • Experience

 ▪ A minimum of 2 years’ experience with acute and chronically ill patients. Hospital setting preferable. Experience with oncology patients helpful but not required.

  • License/Certification/Registration

▪ D.C. license at the LICSW level.

  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

▪ Clinical social work knowledge and practice skills related to psychosocial aspects of illness. Knowledge of community resources. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Effective interdisciplinary and interpersonal skills for practice and consultation.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1.      Provides clinical social work services to identified patients and families of the Small Bowel Transplant unit. This includes outpatient and inpatient services. Includes individual and group counseling regarding the impact of illness and hospitalization.
2.      Collaborates with other health care professionals as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Facilitates communication regarding relevant psychosocial issues of patients and families to health care team through recording in medical records (inpatient and outpatient), consultation and participation in relevant meetings. Functions as a coordinating link between patient, family, hospital, and community resources to assure continuity of care.
3.      Collaborates with appropriate clinical staff and assists Discharge Planning Case Management Staff to facilitate appropriate placement of patients. This may be post hospitalization or when clinical conditions warrant.
4.      Actively cooperates as a participant in the Social Work Department, assuming backup-up and on-call responsibilities, committee work, research, QA/QI, and other duties as appropriate.

    To view full description and apply, click here.

    032822-6



    The Transplant Institute at BIDMC provides the highest quality transplant care and psychosocial support for patients seeking liver, kidney & pancreas transplant.

    Our approach puts the patient first and is supported by the tradition of the Beth Israel Medical Center being a hospital that provides world-class education and research driving innovation in medical treatment.

    The team at BIDMC is now seeking an experienced senior LICSW level social worker to join this dynamic team and contribute to the mission of providing extraordinary care for individuals impacted by liver & kidney disease.

    The BIDMC transplant team leans on the expertise of the senior transplant social work clinician to provide an array of direct clinical services that include psychosocial transplant evaluation, brief counseling intervention, advocacy and treatment planning.

    This role includes opportunities to engage in clinical consultation both in the inpatient and ambulatory settings, staff education and development, research, leadership opportunities and program development.

    Apply here: https://jobs.bidmc.org/job/boston/senior-social-worker-transplant-department/169/9480007840

    If you have questions about this opportunity please contact Craig Pressley, LICSW at cpressle@bidmc.harvard.edu. Craig would be happy to address any questions you may have or provide an opportunity to schedule an informational interview to explore this role further with our transplant team at BIDMC.

    110921-12



    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


    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Social Worker– Solid Organ Transplantation

    New York, New York

    ADULT LIVER AND KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

    Social Work Services at the Mount Sinai Hospital   

    The Mount Sinai Hospital is a 1,134-bed facility with an extensive outpatient and specialty care network and is the largest hospital in the Mount Sinai Health Care System. It offers comprehensive social work services and programming to meet the myriad needs of the diverse populations we serve. We believe that total patient care must emphasize the physical, emotional, and social needs of each patient and their care partners. Social Workers collaborate within interprofessional teams to serve patients and the larger community from both a micro and macro level including both direct care and prevention. Founded in 1907, the Department of Social Work Services at the Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the oldest hospital social work departments in the nation with over 450 licensed social workers employed across more than 65 different program/service areas. Employment in our department provides a pathway to LCSW licensure as well as access to a broad range of continuing education, professional development and extra-curricular opportunities.  

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    This specialized position will be a part of the Recanati/Miller Transplant Institute (RMTI) and will provide psychosocial services to adult liver and kidney transplant patients.

    In this position, Social Worker will “float” in the adult organ transplant service which involves both inpatient and outpatient work. The social worker will be responsible for providing psychosocial services for patients, especially helping patients and families cope with the impact of hospitalization and of acute and chronic illness. There is a strong emphasis on pre-transplant psychosocial assessments and complex discharge planning.

    Requirements:

    • Ability to be extremely flexible and work effectively on multiple teams, with diverse staffs, often on short notice.
    • Ability to develop and implement safe, appropriate, and timely discharge plans in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
    • Skills in assessment and coordination of resources within hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care, both inpatient and outpatient.
    • Excellent organizational, collaborative and psychosocial assessment skills.
    • Inpatient hospital experience preferred.

    The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

     

    Interested candidates email your resume to elizabeth.schubert@mountsinai.org or see the MSH careers website for additional opportunities and information

    https://careers.mountsinai.org/jobs/2728906?lang=en-us

    110321-6

    ADULT LUNG TRANSPLANT

    Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area. 

    CHI St. Luke’s Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, has been serving our community since 1954. We proudly provide a vast array of services that help us keep our community safe and healthy.  

     

    We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and dependent adults
    • Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
    • Matching Retirement Programs
    • Wellness Programs

    As a Social Worker/Care Manager in our Transplant department you will provide direct social work services including assessment, treatment planning, intervention, counseling, and recommendations to individual patients (adolescents, adults, elder) and their families/significant others and/or groups of patients. Is knowledgeable in areas such as active listening, social perceptiveness, critical thinking, and coordination. The social worker has the ability to carry the role of advisor, therapist, administrator and clinician.

    Job Requirements:

    • ·         Master's Degree from a Council on Social Work Education 
    • ·         Texas license as Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
    • ·         Five (5) years of hospital work experience

    Directions/link for application contact

    https://careers-commonspirit.icims.com/jobs/179317/social-worker-transplant/job?mode=view

    For additional questions, candidates can contact Ryan E. Bailey  ryan.bailey900@commonspirit.org

    090121-12


    Job Description, Liver Transplant

    Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.

    CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

    As a Social Worker at CHI you will provide direct social work services including assessment, treatment planning, intervention, counseling, and recommendations to individual patients (adolescents, adults, elder) and their families/significant others and/or groups of patients.  Is knowledgeable in areas such as active listening, social perceptiveness, critical thinking, and coordination. The social worker has the ability to carry the role of advisor, therapist, administrator and clinician.

     

    Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring, and our families need protection. With our combined resources, we are committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community. This role will allow you to give back to our community and broaden your healthcare skills. 

    Join our Care Management team for a rewarding career! You will not have to work on Holidays!

    Requirements:

    *Master’s Degree from a Council on Social Work Education

    *Texas license as Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

    *Five (5) years of hospital work experience

    Directions/link for application contact

    https://careers-commonspirit.icims.com/jobs/182283/social-worker-transplant/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=791&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

    For additional questions candidates can contact Ryan E. Bailey  ryan.bailey900@commonspirit.org

    090121-12


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