Social Worker MSW

Pocono Medical Center Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 7 months ago

Job Summary: Assists and counsels patients and families with financial, social and emotional concerns.

Reports to Support Services Manager Hospice and Homecare

Minimum Requirements:
Masters of Social Work (MSW) from a program accredited by the council on Social Work Education. Minimum of two (2) years social work experience in a health/mental health related field.

Effective interpersonal skills in complex, crisis patient and family situations. Must be able to travel to patient care assignments over a multi-county area. Access to telephone.

Must be flexible to meet agency patient care coverage requirements. Must be able to work on-call, holidays and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

Home Health/Hospice experience preferred Licensure and Certifications: Current license (LSW) in the state of Pennsylvania preferred with expectation to obtain within one year of employment. Must possess and maintain current driver#s license.

Must provide same upon request. Must possess and maintain personal automobile insruance at PA State minimums. Must provide proof upon request. #

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