HELPING YOU BE WELL, GET WELL AND STAY WELL
As one of New Jersey's largest non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well.
Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 302 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care, rehabilitation centers and paramedic program.
A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians.
Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics.
Virtua employs more than 9,000 and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A's in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades.
U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua's Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation.
1st Shift (United States of America)
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Virtua Health and Rehab @ Berlin is looking to hire a versatile per diem Social Worker BSW. The best fit for the role is someone who will also be interested in covering for our Post Acute Navigator in Voorhees and Marlton and also for the Admission Director in Berlin.
Shifts will be Monday through Friday no holidays 0800- 1700. The minimum requirement will be 4 (8 hour shifts) per six week period when needed. Initial training will include orientation in Social Work, Admissions office, Voorhees, and Marlton.
The training will take place during the day and will need to be accomplished in the first 6 weeks. The length of orientation in each area is yet to be determined.
Responsible for the psychosocial assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring and support of patients through the continuum of care. Using appropriate utilization of resources, maintain compliance and achieve cost effective and positive patient outcomes.
Utilizes independent critical thinking and collaborates with multidisciplinary team to address patient's discharge needs and transition into post-acute setting when applicable.
Works in accordance with Federal, State and Local Standards, Guidelines and Regulations, and the Organization's Policies and Procedures.
Care Coordination Coordinates appropriate care through psychosocial assessment, multidisciplinary rounds and patient advocacy. Communicates and educates patient, family and healthcare team on the plan of care.
Makes appropriate referrals within the scope of available benefits to facilitate discharge or safe transition to post-acute setting. Provides education on available resources and strategies for utilizing or gaining access to resources.
Documentation Appropriate and complete documentation of psychosocial review and transitional plan in the medical record and in the CM documentation system (Medical Social Worker).
Compliance Possess knowledge of public and private welfare and health agencies available to serve the community. Acts as a liaison with community health and social service agencies establishing effective professional relationships by personal/telephone contact correspondence.
Also, possess knowledge of state and federal hospital compliance. Identifies and reports compliance issues as appropriate.
Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:
Required: Must have current certificate or license from state of New Jersey for Social Work with 1 year Medical Social Work experience.
Preferred: 3 years experience as Clinical Social Worker. Basic understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and managed care. Discharge planning or home health background.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, organization and conflict resolution.
Demonstrates competence in providing basic social work services including psychosocial counseling with individuals and families.
Ability to understand medical terminology and communicate effectively with persons of diverse backgrounds.
Graduate of an approved Social Services Program, minimum education of Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.
Current certification or licensure by the State of New Jersey.
Virtua Health, Inc.