Social Workers needed for 12 hour shifts (7a-7p and 7p-7a) working per diem in Philadelphia County.
Assesses the psychological needs of patients and families and provides information, support, counseling, crisis intervention, and community resource linkage. Assists Case Managers with discharge planning. Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to facilitate achievement of desired treatment outcomes for patients.
Conducts psychosocial assessments, develops and implements a plan of intervention for patients and families. Refers patient/family to hospital and community-based services to meet patient continuum of care needs. Works with Case Managers in providing discharge planning services. Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the Hospital.