Masters Social Work degree required
LGSW/LCSW/LICSW certification in the state of West Virginia required
One to three years of experience preferred
The Social Worker comprehensively plans for the coordination of care for the WVU Medicine patient population across the continuum. Performs resource management, discharge, planning, care facilitation, and referrals to alternate levels of care. Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary care team to facilitate achievement of desired treatment outcomes. The social worker intervenes with patients who have complex psychosocial needs, require assistance with eligibility determination for social programs and funding sources, and qualify for community assistance from a variety of special funds and agencies. In addition, may offer crisis intervention to patients and families with psychosocial needs and collaborates with the patient care team in the development of transition/discharge plan of care for all patients.
WVU Medicine unites the physicians and scientists of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center with the hospitals, clinics, and health professionals of the West Virginia University Health System. Together, they are a national leader in patient safety and quality, and are unified and driven by an unbridled passion to provide the most advanced healthcare possible to the people of West Virginia and beyond. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; the affiliated schools of the WVU Health Sciences Center; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care.
Location/Region: Morgantown, WV (US)