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Social Worker - LCSW

Hispanic Transplant Program Full-time Bilingual: Spanish

Kidney, Liver, Pancreas Transplant

Northwestern Medicine, Chicago Illinois

Northwestern Medicine recognizes the importance of cultural competence when it comes to patient care, which is why we offer the Northwestern Medicine Hispanic Transplant Program for patients who prefer to communicate in Spanish. The Northwestern Medicine Hispanic Transplant Program is the first transplant program in the country providing transplant care for Hispanic patients. Additionally, the program has the largest bilingual and bicultural transplant team of more than 40 specially trained professionals dedicated to serving patients in need of a transplant based on their cultural and language preferences.

The Northwestern Medicine Hispanic Transplant Team supports the longstanding goal of providing individualized patient care for Hispanic patients undergoing kidney, liver or pancreas transplantation.

In this role, you will travel to dialysis units throughout the Chicagoland area to educate patients, and professionals regarding kidney transplant options along with key features of the Northwestern Medicine transplant program. This position is a mix of clinical care and outreach.

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.

Required:

  • Master’s 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).

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://smrtr.io/cz-Kb

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.

011923-12


LCSW - Liver Transplant Social Worker  

Jeff Hwy, New Orleans, LA

This job engages in advanced clinical social work practice in the medical setting based on the application of social work theory, knowledge, ethics and methods to restore or enhance, social, psychosocial or bio-psychosocial functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations and communities. Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of prevention, assessment and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral and addictive disorders; engages in multi-disciplinary treatment planning and clinical social work duties and coordinates and implements complex discharge plans through the use of Ochsner and community-based services.

Job Duties

  • Interviews and assesses patients and assists throughout patient care plan.
  • Identifies and provides helpful resources to patients and families.
  • Maintains patient records and documents and communicates critical information to the medical team.
  • Participates in on-call rotation.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

Education

  • Required - Master's degree in Social Work (MSW)


Work Experience

  • Required -5 years related experience.
  • Preferred-Experience in a medical social work field


Certifications

  • Required -Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) as verified by the LABSWE and able to engage in independent practice

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Apply to https://bit.ly/3B0mQ2Y

Have any questions?  Reach out to Andy Collins, TA Recruiter at andrew.collins@ochsner.org.

120122-12



TRANSPLANT SOCIAL WORKER

Tampa General Hospital is seeking a Transplant Social Worker to support our Advanced Organ Disease and Transplantation Institute. Qualified candidates must have LCSW and MSW from an 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 1,041 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) (220000DP) (taleo.net)

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

11102022-6



Job Title: Clinical Heart Transplant Social Worker

Location: Aurora, CO

Summary: The Heart Transplant Social Worker is a member of a multi-disciplinary team. The Social Worker will complete pre transplant, and mechanical circulatory support (MCS), 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.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

Responsibilities:

  • Psychosocial Evaluation to determine suitability for transplantation/MCS implant in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Support of transplant/MCS 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 judgement 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 Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Minimum Experience: None Required.
  • Preferred: Medical Experience and bilingual

The pay range for this position is: $31.61 - $47.41 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

https://careers.uchealth.org/jobs/10558921-clinical-heart-transplant-social-worker?&utm_source=STSW&utm_campaign=Bayard_oneoffs&utm_medium=Sponsored

10212022-12

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.

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

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