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Clinical Social Worker - BSW - Inpatient Adult Psych

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The BSW social worker in conjunction and collaboration with MSW/LCSW social workers screens and briefly assesses patients to identify their medical psychosocial and financial needs and appropriate services. Participates in ongoing team huddles with fellow Department of Social Work members to ensure quality of care in case assignment and level of intervention. Refers patients/families with identified social work needs to the MSW or LCSW social worker for comprehensive assessment. Works effectively within an interdisciplinary team model. Provides generalist social work services to patients and their families while maximizing utilization of personal family community and health care resources as related to management of the medical center process and disease continuum. Completes the Uniformed Assessment Instrument (UAI) and other government forms (local state and federal) as appropriate to access available benefits and services for patients. Arranges appropriate services makes referrals to community resources; educates patients and families regarding these resources. With the support of administrative assistant staff and collaboration with colleagues and leadership maintains a directory of current information regarding community resources eligibility requirements. + Completes initial screening patients in coverage area per department standards. + Coordinates with MSW/LCSW and Nurse Case Manager for high risk and complex patients to ensure continuity of care. + Explores patient/families current and projected financial resources for healthcare and essential needs (employment SSDI SSI Workers Compensation STD LTD and FMLA). + Acts as a patient advocate. + In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned. Position Compensation Range: $19.11 - $29.62 Hourly MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education: Bachelor's degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited social work program required. Experience: No experience required Licensure: None PHYSICAL DEMANDS Job requires sitting for prolonged periods, standing/walking or use of assistive and climbing (stairs, steps). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail, hear, speak, see, distinguish colors, read, ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull < 20lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease. _The University of Virginia, i_ _ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library,_ _are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information._ In 1819, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and inaugurated a bold experiment. Two centuries later, Jeffersons vision thrives. Across Grounds - and throughout the world - UVA students, faculty, staff and alumni challenge convention, break barriers and pursue the greater good. The University of Virginia is made up of eleven schools and affiliated foundations in Charlottesville plus the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia. The University of Virginia Health System is a renowned academic medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The University's Medical Center, School of Medicine and Physicians Group are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research. At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers a comprehensive list of benefits and services to help staff and faculty meet their personal and family needs.

Keywords: University of Virginia, Charlottesville , Clinical Social Worker - BSW - Inpatient Adult Psych, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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