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Social Worker

Job Code:  85649
Facility: River Park Hospital
Location: HUNTINGTON, WV US
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Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Social Work/Case Management
 
Category: Professionals
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

River Park Hospital has an opening for a Master's level Social Worker to provide services to adolescents on a 10 bed residential unit.  Duties entail, but are not limited to providing social work/case management services for the patients, managing care of the patients, including treatment and discharge planning, communication with families and external entities, and authorization of care.

Essential functions are the position include:  Treatment planning; Discharge/aftercare planning; Utilization review, including submission of continued stay requests; Chart reviews and medical record documentation, including reports; Communication with patients, families, physicians, staff and external entities; Conduct psycho-education and focus groups with patients; Patient/family education; Testifying at court and participating in MDT meetings; Transports youth; and Provides additional functions as needed by the program.

 
Requirements

MSW/MA in Social Work and a Social Work license in the State of WV is required.  One year experience with children or adolescents preferred.

Qualified applicants will have good verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of community resources, knowledge of authorization of care, child welfare and juvenile justice processes, ability to work collaboratively with others, ability assess patient/family needs for treatment and discharge planning purposes, good customer service skills, and be familiar with treatment/discharge planning.

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