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Social Worker 2 - Pediatrics & OB: PRN Weekdays

Location:
Cleveland, OH
Company:
University Hospitals

Description

Description

  • Provides psychosocial assessment and intervention to assist patients and families with adjustment to health care needs.
  • Effectively communicates within the work team and collaborates with a multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Provides linage with community resources to assist the patient in the transition from hospital to discharge location.
  • Actively involved in professional integration and self-development in the social services field.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and uses this information appropriately when interacting with and treating patients.
  • Initiates and maintains positive relationships with patients/customers.
  • Initiates and maintains positive relationships with coworkers.
  • Takes responsibility for self-development and supports a learning environment.
  • Displays commitment to the mission of the hospital and its values.

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

Two (2) years’ experience in a hospital setting desirable. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills both written and verbal, as well as, exhibiting strong organizational skills and work ethic. Demonstrates a professional demeanor when responding to patients/customers.


Education Requirements:

Master’s degree from an accredited School of Social Work


License Requirements:

Licensed by the State of Ohio Counselor and Social Work board at the LSW level; attainment of LISW status is encouraged within one year of eligibility


Preferred Qualifications:

Previous work in Pediatrics and OB is strong preferred. Experience working in psychiatry is a plus. Position will float between Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and MacDonald Women’s Hospital. Must be able to train as many weekdays as possible (all 5 days are preferred) for the first 6-8 weeks!

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