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Social Worker Senior

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - West Penn Hospital
  • Direct Patient Care Providers
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides care management, ongoing psychosocial assessment and treatment planning to patients within a variety of specialty areas in the medical setting per regulatory requirements. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team, lending insight and expertise and is responsible to develop appropriate discharge plans and resources to enhance independence and community adjustment. Provides consultation in areas of expertise to hospital and social work staff.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes and documents psychosocial assessments and provides social work services and disease management to patients/families/significant other in both inpatient and/or outpatient settings.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of discharge plan for specific patient populations.
  • Provides expert crisis intervention to patients/families
  • Serves as patient and/or family advocate to access community resources.
  • Maintains unit coverage schedules; assist with new employee orientation and the continued professional development of staff.
  • Provides education to patients/family/significant other and interdisciplinary team in regard to psychosocial factors related to illness.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • MSW
  • (LCSW) Licensed Clinical Social Worker or licensure eligible in the state of Pennsylvania
  • 5 years’ social work experience in a healthcare related setting.

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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