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Children's Hospital - Heart Center, Ambulatory Social Worker

Charlottesville

Children's Hospital - Heart Center, Ambulatory Social Worker

  • R0042156
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Health Services
  • UVA Medical Center
This is your moment to join our Heart Center team at one of the nation’s premier academic health systems and the #1 Children’s Hospital in Virginia. Our Heart Center is seeking ambulatory social worker to join our Magnet recognized Academic Medical Center. Six of our Pediatric specialties rank in the top 50 in the nation. At UVA Children's, you won't just find a job. You'll join a dedicated team passionate about caring for every family - and every child - who needs the expertise of a top academic medical center. Position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus.

The BSW social worker in conjunction and collaboration with MSW/LCSW social workers screens and briefly assesses patients to identify their medical psychosocialand 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 personalfamily 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 resourceseligibility 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 Worker’s 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: $22.39 - $35.82 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/traveling 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

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s 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.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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