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Social Worker (New Jersey)

Gibbsboro, NJ, US, 08026

​Location: LOC_GIBBSBOR-Care Network - Gibbsboro 

Req ID: 220852

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

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Job Summary

Social Worker will support the Gibbsboro, Salem Road, Moorestown, and Harborview primary care practices as determined by Social Work Manager.  This position will require on site as well as remote coverage of all locations.

 

The social worker provides professional services to patients and families, which facilitates the use of individual, public and private resources so that optimal functioning can occur for both the patient and the family.  These core services include assessment of psychosocial functioning and capacities, counseling for care planning and decision-making, social work treatment and community resource planning.  Social workers collaborate with many disciplines, programs, departments and organizations in the accomplishment of these duties.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides skilled psychosocial assessment and collaborates with care team in order to provide quality comprehensive treatment to patients and families. Evaluates the effectiveness of professional services and adjusts/redefines goals and modalities as indicated. Shares information regarding patient family situation with staff from other agencies and programs as appropriate in accordance with applicable confidentiality guidelines and relevant law. Organizes workload and sets priorities based on patient care needs.  Adheres to medical-legal reporting requirements.
  • Completes documentation in a timely manner that is legible, clear and organized according to department, hospital and legal standards.
  • Provides leadership in identifying barriers to effective service delivery or problems in work assignments. Actively contributes in initiatives that improve service delivery through department, hospital or community based committees.
  • Recognizes professional strengths and areas for growth and is accountable for development and enhancement of professional practice skills.
  • Adheres to NASW Code of Ethics and CHOP Social Work Department standards for continuing education, participation in professional home committees, meetings and available for cross-coverage assignments as needed.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Master’s Degree from a Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited institution.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Experience in a hospital, health organization or mental health care agency.

                                                                                                                     

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: LSW or ACSW

To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. Additionally, all workforce members based in or regularly scheduled to work at any New Jersey location are mandated to be both vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19, with booster timing consistent with applicable guidelines. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates. CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons.  Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.
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