Social Worker Senior/UKHC

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Job Title:

Social Worker Senior/UKHC

Requisition Number:

RE25266

Working Title:

Social Worker Senior

Department Name:

H4019: Continuum of Care

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:

10

Salary Range:

$46,675-78,499/year

Type of Position:

Staff

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

MSW

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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Certified Social Worker (CSW)

Physical Requirements:

This position requires occasionally sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); and standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Also involves some exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.

Shift:

Primarily Monday through Friday, 8am- 430 p.m. with occasional holiday per departmental needs.

Job Summary:

A Senior Social Worker provides medical social services to patients and families in cases where specific problems related to environmental and/or psychological aspects influence the effective inpatient or outpatient; works in tandem with the RN Case Manager to formulate and implement the patient’s discharge plan and assigned medical services. Provides psychosocial assessments for all consulted/referred patients and in situations of abuse and neglect of all age groups; provides follow-up as needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will possess hospital based social work experience and have Certified Social Worker (CSW) licensure; strong understanding of NASW guidelines, related to patient relationships and care; have direct patient care experience; have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with their co-workers in a supportive team environment; outstanding computer skills (to include Microsoft Office); above average customer service skills; and active listening skills. Additionally, candidate should be able to provide appropriate crisis intervention, emotional support, resource information, legal reporting, arrange case conferences, and facilitate bio-ethical consultations.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Preferred Education/Experience:

A minimum of 3 years’ experience providing social services in a medical setting preferred; minimum of one year of experience in an acute medical setting highly preferred

Deadline to Apply:

01/18/2021

University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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