Social Worker

Partners Healthcare System Dover , NH 03821

Posted 3 months ago

Granted the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence (trademark); 2016 by Healthgrades, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.
1.Demonstrates competency in providing clinical social worker services to inpatients, outpatients, family, staff and community members.
2.Demonstrates competency in conducting psychosocial assessments and brief interventions.
3.Demonstrates competency in effective communication.
4.Demonstrates competency in the application of NASW principles.
5.Demonstrates competency in discharge planning and outpatient referrals.

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6.Demonstrates competency in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to organizational skills, community resources, boundaries, and ongoing care of patients in the outpatient setting.

Experience Minimum Required

  • One year in healthcare setting

Experience Preferred/Desired

  • Two years experience including recent experience in acute health care setting

Education Minimum Required

  • Master degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university

Special Skills Minimum Required

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Ability to organize time and establish priorities; ability to communicate in written, electronic, and verbal formats; ability to give and receive information over the telephone; ability to make effective judgments and decisions based on objective criteria.

  • Ability to work in a stressful environment and handle sensitive issues; ability to maintain confidentiality; calm, reassuring, empathetic demeanor; flexibility, professional in interaction with people at all levels; ability to work with a wide range of patient conditions, personalities, and cultures; ability to provide good internal and external customer service.

  • Ability to operate a computer.

Special Skills Preferred/Desired

  • LCSW, membership in professional organization
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