Social Worker- System PRN at Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Gainesville, Georgia





Job Description:

NGHS:Opportunities starthere.



If you are an energetic individual who enjoys being part of a collaborative and talented team then a rewarding career with Northeast Georgia Health System is where you want to be!


NGHS is currently seeking a Social Worker- System PRN




Job Summary: The Case Management Social Worker is responsible for the provision of medical social work services to patients receiving care in the hospital setting. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situation, as well as disposition needs for each referred patient. Collaborates with RN Case Manager, patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs. Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed. Uses crisis intervention, problem solving model, community organization, and advocacy skills in identifying needs and resources in the hospital and community. This position will come in contact with patients in the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups; Employees will perform clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adhere to National Patient Safety Guidelines. Provides cross coverage for all Social Workers as required across all settings in the care continuum, including weekend rotation (as needed).



Minimum Requirements:



  • Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work required; licensure preferred.

  • CCM (Case Management Certification) or ACM (American Case Management Certification) required within 3 years of date of hire.

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a hospital preferred, agency or institution providing related health care services accepted.




Physical Demands:



  • Frequent lifting up to 50 lbs

  • Frequent kneeling/stooping/bending

  • Constant standing/walking

  • Frequent pushing/pulling

  • Constant intensive work, requires reading, writing, reasoning, & talking




Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.




NGHS: Opportunities start here.




Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.



Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
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