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Social Worker MSW - FT Days

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 68532
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30
Remote Opportunity: Yes
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 47341018040501-Administration

Overview

Job Summary

Provides education and support services to patients, families, and staff; assesses needs, plans, coordinates and evaluates services of patients with the goal of equipping and empowering individuals and their families.

Essential Functions

  • Serves a high risk vulnerable patient population of high utilizers of the Emergency Department and hospital readmissions in Union, Anson, Cabarrus and Stanly Counties
  • Completes psychosocial assessments for the patient's post Emergency Department care for designated patients and their support system.
  • Performs patient engagement visits face to face in the home, community, Emergency Department, Provider practices, homeless shelters, etc
  • Assists patients in coping with stress related to Social Determinant of Health needs, Behavioral Health, Substance Use, disability, chronic medical illness.
  • Links patients to appropriate Medical Care, Behavioral Health, Substance Use Services,  and community resources.
  • Serves as a resource to hospital staff and physicians regarding emotional, social, and psychosocial components of the patient's illness and its effects on their social support system.
  • Reports suspected cases of adult abuse/neglect/exploitation. Serves as liaison between hospital, patients and Department of Social Services during evaluation/investigation.

 

Physical Requirements
Works in a hybrid setting between home and the community, with extensive walking throughout the facility possible. Prolonged periods of sitting reviewing medical records, documentation. Repetitive wrist motion and occasional lifting of 10-20 pounds. Requires frequent verbal and written communication in English. Intact sight and hearing with or without assistive devices is required. Must be able to handle a fast paced environment, moving independently from one location to another.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Masters in Social Work required, LCSW preferred. NC Certification is preferred. Adherence to National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics. At least 1 year professional experience in hospital or health related setting preferred. Expertise with Data Management Tools.

 

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