Ascension Health Social Worker in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job ID: 263501

Social Worker

Washington, District of Columbia

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Social Worker

City, State: Washington,DC

Location: Providence Hospital DC

Department: Case Management 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

About Us

Providence, part of Ascension, is a 408-bed hospital in Washington, DC with an experienced medical staff of more than 500 providers. Located near the Catholic University of America and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Providence is situated on a 36-acre campus within a vibrant suburban residential community. Founded on the principle of service to others, Providence was born in 1861 when, at the invitation of Abraham Lincoln, the Daughters of Charity began caring for District residents who were sick, poor and vulnerable. Soon President Lincoln signed an Act of Congress to charter Providence Hospital, making it the longest continuously operating hospital in Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Investigates, assesses and plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.

  • Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.

  • Assists clients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the client with his/her needs.

  • Supports management of concurrent review, discharge planning processes, social services, home care and other post discharge needs.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • Agency Affiliated Counselor .

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker .

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience required Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred

Work Experience:

  • 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

To view our job openings, visit provhosp.org.

To apply for a position online, click the careers page, then the "Apply Now" button. From this screen, you will be able to search for all job openings or customize your search to a specific job positing.

You may also apply at one of our Employment Kiosks.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Providence Hospital a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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