Social Worker(BSW or MSW)
Buckeye Lake, OH
$46,000 - $70,000 / yr
LOCATION: Buckeye Lake, OHIO
They are committed to their patients, employees, and community, and continuously reinvest to improve their facilities and technology.
They’re nestled in a beautiful rural setting but close enough to the big city to enjoy that too!
If that sounds like the change you are looking for, please read on…
Provides professional social work services through the assessment and resolution of problems and issues that impact overall health and well being, including discharge planning.
Utilizes supportive counseling techniques, provides crisis interventions, and facilitates therapeutic, support, and education groups as needed to assist patients in developing coping strategies when lifestyle changes occur due to illness/disability.
Participates as representative of The HealthCare System in community boards/task forces when appropriate.
Keeps abreast of current changes in laws that affect social work practice.
Follows the ethical codes as established by the State of Ohio Counselor and Social Work Board.
Completes psycho-social assessments utilizing a systems approach.
Facilitates completion of Advance Directive forms, effectively completes Pre-admission Screening form for Mental Illness and Mental Retardation, and verifies appropriateness of patient need for guardianship and follows procedure according to state law and hospital policy.
Makes referrals to Medicaid waiver program as appropriate.
Observes indicators of abuse and neglect and follows protocols in accordance with state law and hospital policy,
Exhibit skills as patient advocate, mediator, facilitator, and supports the patient’s right to self-determination.
Involves patient/family/significant other in any decision making related to patient’s plan of care.
Completes documentation accurately and within specified time frames.
Assists with orientation of new staff and/or students
Monitors length of stay and identifies and participates in the development and implementation of strategies to reduce unnecessary resource consumption on assigned patient populations.
Collaborates with members of the medical staff and the interdisciplinary team to ensure efficient and effective delivery of care.
Must be currently licensed in the state of Ohio.
Must have a Bachelors(BSW) or Masters(MSW).
Needs to have 1-2 years minimum experience.
This position is with Physician Services so it is a M-F position.
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