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Social Worker II

Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Akron Children 's HospitalAkron Children 's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation 's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we 're making it easier for today 's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children 's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children 's Anywhere app, we 're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at .OUR PROMISES

  • To treat every child as we would our own
  • To treat others as they would like to be treated
  • To turn no child away for any reasonPrior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
    Full-Time DaysVRT/Pulmonary
    Summary:
    This VRT/Pulmonary social worker will provide social work services to medically complex patients focusing on those in the Ventilator and Respiratory Technology clinic. They will ensure continuity of care by following patients outpatient and during hospitalizations. -
    The Social Worker II applies graduate-level clinical social work skills to the psychosocial assessment of individuals, families, and groups and provides graduate-level clinical social work interventions as appropriate to client needs. - -Responsibilities:
    1.Applies graduate-level clinical social work skills to the psychosocial assessment of individuals, families, and groups and provides graduate-level clinical social work interventions as appropriate to client needs.

    2.Consults and collaborates with hospital and community professionals and programs, participates in program and organizational assessment, planning, and development according to license guidelines.

    3.Seeks professional social work supervision when appropriate for practice or training.

    4.May provide guidance and support to the Social Worker I position as necessary.

    5.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.

    6.Other duties as required. -Other information:
    Technical Expertise
    1.Experience with and ability to navigate electronic medical records.

    2.Experience with MS Office Suite is preferred.

    3.Experience in healthcare is preferred.

    4.Experience working with all levels within an organization is preferred.

    Education and Experience
    1.Education: Master 's degree in Social Work from accredited Social Work academic program is required.

    2.Certification: Licensed Social Worker is required.

    3.Years of relevant experience: 3 to 5 years is preferred.

    4. Experience working with culturally diverse individuals is /preferred

    5.Experience with community resources used by families with children is preferred. -Full Time -FTE: 1.000000
    Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

    Position: ALLIED HEALTH OTHER

Keywords: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron , Social Worker II, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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