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Company: AHN Neighborhood Hospital
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


The Social Worker is responsible for performing social work assessments and interventions as needed for inpatients, emergency department patients. As a member of multidisciplinary health team, they perform comprehensive assessments and develop treatment plans that integrate the medical, social and resources issues that impact individual patients, families and at-risk populations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master's degree required
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required
  • One (1) year clinical and/or medical social work experience required
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist in post-acute placement on complex discharges.
  • Engagement of appropriate agencies or community resources when high risk patients are identified.
  • Coordinate discharge planning when consulted.
  • Monitor and update discharge planning resources.
  • Establish and maintains professional relationships with physicians, nursing staff, county agencies, community resources, patients and families.
  • As part of Care team, facilitate decisions and communications regarding post-acute care.
  • Maintain regulatory compliance with CMS Conditions of Participation.
  • Professional responsibility for knowledge of community resources related to social work scope of service.
  • Knowledge of contemporary behavioral and systems relevant to health care; neglect or violence; community or financial resources for underserved or vulnerable populations.
  • Maintaining appropriate up to date resource lists.
  • Maintain patient health information privacy at all time.
  • Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must.
  • Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation.
  • Willingness to be a valued member on a team with an inspiring mission.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Job Functions

  • The incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative, effective working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in oral, written and electronic formats.
  • Demonstrate analytical and critical thinking abilities with proactive decision-making and negotiating skills.
  • Demonstrate professional organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

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