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Social Work Services Coord - Main

Company: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

"CHOP EMPLOYEE? SEARCH FOR JOBS HERE.Social Work Services Coord - MainPhiladelphia, PA, US, 19104Location: LOC_MAIN-Main HospitalReq ID: 201707Shift: AnyEmployment Status: Regular - Full TimeAbout UsWe're seeking breakthrough makers! Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was built on the belief that we can change lives. Today, in every role throughout our hospital, research institute and care network, the 22,000 members of our workforce are finding new ways - big and small - to make a difference for the patients and families we serve.If you are ready to challenge yourself, be inspired and grow - no matter what your role - you just may be the kind of breakthrough maker who will thrive at CHOP.CHOP is proud to share that we are ranked No. 1 on Forbes' 2022 list of America's Best Large Employers!Job SummaryCollaborates closely with the multidisciplinary staff to provide a coordinated experience to patients and families. Receives a high volume of consults from a variety of sources and gathers pertinent medical and psychosocial information to help determine level of acuity and appropriate resources. Plans and implements social work referrals and coordinates patient disposition. Provides service coordination and may be responsible for utilization management and pre-authorization.Job Responsibilities Conducts needs assessments and provides support and community-based referrals to patients and families to address identified concerns, including dispersing concrete resources (with MSW approval), coordinating appointments, arranging transportation, etc. Communicates assessments and collaborates with all members of the health care team, family and managed care organizations. Collaborates with area social workers to provide optimal support, intervention and discharge planning for patients and their families. Participates in the development of the psychosocial support plan. The plan will take into account the needs, wishes, strengths and limitations of the patient, family, and the community resources Partners with team and families to facilitate understanding of care plan and the process for transition to the next level of care or to home. Able to identify, access and coordinate recommended treatment and community referrals Establishes relationships with key contacts at service providers and community agencies. Works collaboratively with contacts to ensure patient needs are met. Engages in process improvement work both within the institution and with community partners to provide best possible outcomes for patients and families. Responsible for documenting activities in the medical record. Provides insurance pre-authorization and utilization management and related service coordination for patients who are medically cleared and require alternative behavioral health services requiring insurance updates.Required Education and ExperienceRequired Education: Bachelor's degree in social work or related discipline such as psychology, behavioral health, sociology, etc.Required Experience: For Bachelors degree in Social Work, no experience is necessary. For related disciplines, three (3) years of experience in related fields.Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/LicPreferred Experience:2 years of experience in healthcare or community resource agencyAdditional Technical Requirements Ability to act independently, autonomously and exercise appropriate clinical judgment Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills. Ability to work effectively with all departments and all levels of professionals. Excellent customer service orientation and strong interpersonal skills. Computer skills that include data input into multiple systems, working knowledge of Word, Excel and Access.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.EEO / VEVRAA Federal ContractorCHOP EMPLOYEE? SEARCH FOR JOBS HERE.Nearest Major Market: PhiladelphiaJob Segment: Behavioral Health, Patient Care, Healthcare, Research

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