Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 46th Annual APOSW Conference
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Pediatric BMT Social Worker
Levine Children’s Hospital Job Summary
Provides individual/group therapy/educational support services to patients, families, and staff. Also provides discharge planning, crisis intervention, and information/referral services to patients and families receiving care in Faculty Physicians Network practices.
Provides and evaluates response to counseling/support/education services to patients/families receiving care in the Faculty Physicians Network Practices. Interviews patient/family to complete a comprehensive psychosocial evaluation as requested. Provides formal/informal education to staff and physicians/providers to help them better understand the emotional, social, and psychological components of the patient’s illness and its effect on the family unit. Interviews, assesses needs, and refers patient/families to resources for social, emotional, or financial assistance when appropriate and serves as a patient advocate to help in the decision making process. Assists patients/families in arranging institutional placements and/or in arranging support in the home. Reports suspected cases of child and/or adult abuse/neglect/exploitation. Serves as liaison between hospital, patient/families and Department of Social services during evaluation and investigation. Develops and maintains accurate case records of each referred patient. Participates in Utilization Review to assure adherence to laws and other federal guidelines. Recognizes and provides for cultural, language, and age-specific differences of the patient/family.
Pediatric Proton Clinical Social Worker
Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated in a multidisciplinary team, work with families whose are often relocated during 6-8 weeks of intensive treatment. Clinical assessments, ongoing psychosocial support and opportunities for program development and leadership
Pediatric Hematology Oncology Social Worker
Boston Children's Health Physicians Boston Children’s Health Physicians The Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital @ Westchester Medical Center has an opening for a Social Worker within the division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant. The Social Worker will be part of a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals and a growing psycho-social team including Psychologists and Child Life Specialists, treating children and young adults with a hematology/oncology diagnosis. Responsibilities include completing a psycho-social assessment at diagnosis and management of social determinants of health for patients, and their family members in both the in-patient and out-patient setting. Psychosocial counseling will be provided to patients and families regarding the impact and adjustment to illness, compliance to treatment plan, crisis intervention, bereavement, and quality of life and survivorship. Participation in interdisciplinary rounds, as well as frequent communication, collaboration and outreach to community organizations is expected. Maintain timely hospital documentation as required by the CMS Conditions of Participation for all in-patients. Qualifications:
•Social Worker LCSW is preferred but will consider MSW with experience in the health care setting and ability to sit for LCSW exam within a year of hire
•Licensed or License eligible in NYS
•Spanish speaking providers encouraged to apply
Send CV and reference information to Division Chief, Mitchell Cairo, MD at email@example.com.
Pediatric Oncology Young Adult & Survivorship Social Worker
Levine Children’s Hospital Will provide comprehensive asssessments, emotional support and connection to services/resources needed to young adults patients 18 and over across all pediatric oncology disciplines as well as those 16 and over within Leukemia and Lymphoma that are in active treatment. This person will also work with our survivorship team to do yearly assessments and help provide education and help connect these patients with the appropriate services needed in the community.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker – Multiple Opportunities Available (Full Time, Part Time, Relief)
Stanford Children's Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker is the second and fully-qualified, full-proficiency level of professional social work for employees who are licensed by the State of California as Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW). Positions at this level are characterized by substantial professional responsibility and independence of action for providing social work services. The Social Work Job Family consists of three levels of professional non-management social work in a health care institutional setting at LPCHS: Social Work Clinician, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Advanced Clinical Social Worker. This job family is limited to those positions that require a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work. As a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, medical social workers provide psychosocial interventions to patients as well as their families receiving services within any department of the LPCHS. Work typically addresses a variety of biopsychosocial issues and includes an assessment of the social needs as related to the patient's health status and the development of a treatment plan, including advocacy within the organization and community, counseling, referrals and practical assistance necessary to accomplish desired objectives. Provides consultation, orientation and training to health care staff on the effects of biopsychosocial, cultural and economic issues on the management of patient/client health needs. Advocates for social work core values and ethics within Stanford Medicine and the larger community.
Phoenix Children’s This position provides clinical assessment, therapeutic interventions, care coordination, transition planning and emotional support to patients and families at PCH within their scope of practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member providing interventions with the patient/family that include a range of care from bio-psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, coordination of care, bereavement support, and transition/discharge planning. The position requires knowledge of family systems and interpersonal dynamics/relationships and is able to use that knowledge to assist patients and families in achieving therapeutic goals. Knowledge of mandated reporter responsibilities; use of financial, community and other resource networks; coordination with DCS, Police jurisdictions, and other governmental authorities; ability to advocate with outside systems; and, collaborate with medical staff. The position may provide individual, group, family therapeutic interventions for an assigned caseload. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for collaborating with outside referral sources as applicable.