Camden County, NJ
In collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team, the Social Worker is directly involved in the process of assessment, planning, implementation, facilitation, monitoring and evaluation of the options and services required to meet an individual’s health needs. They are patient advocates and counselors, perform psychosocial assessments, refer patients and families to extended care facilities and/or community resources and provide patient and family assistance in obtaining financial assistance. Through communication and identification of available resources, participates in the promotion of quality outcomes, patient satisfaction, cost-effective care delivery and safe transition of care.
Master’s degree in Social Work and 2-3 years of hospital experience in a hospital, home health, managed care environment, or other health related services/setting. Knowledge of: Community resources Entitlements Managed care, government payers, third-party reimbursement MS Office applications and Case Management software programs Matching patient and family with community resources Developing and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships Ability: Handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously Collaborate with others to meet multiple deadlines Communicate effectively orally and in writing Document in an electronic health record. Skills: Excellent interpersonal relations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of and ability to use computers Age-appropriate care decisions. Excellent assessment and planning skills.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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