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Social Worker - Per Diem - King of Prussia

King Of Prussia, PA, US, 19406

Req ID: 231697

Recruiter: John Carlin 

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: Regular - Part Time 

Salary Grade: PDM UNG 

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)—named America’s 2022 Best Large Employer by Forbes—offers countless ways to change lives. Our diverse community of more than 20,000 Breakthrough Makers will inspire you to pursue passions, develop expertise, and drive innovation.

At CHOP, your experience is valued; your voice is heard; and your contributions make a difference for patients and families. Join us as we build on our promise to advance pediatric care—and your career. 

 

CHOP’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

CHOP is committed to building an inclusive culture where employees feel a sense of belonging, connection, and community within their workplace. We are a team dedicated to fostering an environment that allows for all to be their authentic selves. We are focused on attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent who can help us deliver on our mission to be a world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children. 

We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. 

Job Summary

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.  The social worker provides professional services to patients and families (predominantly in the Emergency Department), 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.

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 re: 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 skills5. 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

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

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

  • Experience in a hospital, health organization or mental health care agency is preferred.
  • LSW or ACSW is desired, but not required

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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