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Social Worker

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:Sovah Health is looking for a Social Worker to investigate, assess, and plan interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic, and environmental problems.Serves as a member of a unit based Case Management Team. Assists Case Managers in development of discharge plans for patients with special emphasis on Nursing Home, Adult home and Rehab placement. Facilitates adoptions, child protective service issues, adult protective service issues and any other concerns and requests for issues with various community resources inclusive of Department of Social Services. Completes appropriate applications for financial and community-based services.Implements discharge plans and counseling services to both internal and external customers ensuring an appropriate transition to the next appropriate level of care on the health care continuum and within the limitations of available resources. Who We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250 bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center & Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants.Where We Are:From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small town charm. We are home to a thriving arts and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities. Why Choose Us: - - - - - - - - - Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees - - - - - - - - - Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees - - - - - - - - - Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance - - - - - - - - - Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants - - - - - - - - - Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training - - - - - - - - - And much more---
-Minimum Qualifications:Minimum Education -B.S.W. or B.A/B.S. in Social Work or Bachelor Degree in Social or Human Services (Psychology or Sociology) -Required Skills -Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Training or direct experience in counseling, interviewing, service plans, decision-making information and referral services is beneficial -Demonstrates excellent communication and relationship skills; has diplomacy, tact, a positive approach and the willingness and ability to evaluate several sides of an issue. - Organization skills and confidentiality a must. Must function independently, is flexible and able to relate to ill, disabled, elderly and emotionally upset internal and external customers. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. The growth and development of the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirement relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the departmental policies and procedures. -Minimum Work Experience -Minimum of one year of experience in counseling in human services or helping position in a healthcare environment preferred. -EEOC Statement:SOVAH Health - Danville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Sovah Health - Danville, Danville , Social Worker, Healthcare , Danville, Virginia

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