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VCU Health System Clin Social Worker 2 in Richmond, Virginia

The VCU Health System is currently recruiting for a clinical social work position within its Center for Advanced Health Management (CAHM) at 2116 West Laburnum Avenue, a state of the art medical home to complex and geriatric adult patients.

This position is within the Geriatric clinic at the Center, which focuses on adult patients of 65+ years of age

In this unique, community-based role, the individual is responsible for integrating social work practice and services with overall patient care by assessing the patient's psychosocial needs, planning, implementing and coordinating care through the continuum of care (clinic, hospital, transition to the community, in the home). Under supervision of a manager, the individual provides clinical social work services and participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary team. The individual will assess psychosocial situation of patient/caregivers referred to the practice and provide behavioral health counseling to patients. Assists the interdisciplinary team in understanding the significant social, emotional and environmental factors impacting the patient’s overall health and well-being. Assists patients in understanding and following the medical recommendations made by the medical team in order to restore and maintain the patient’s optimal social and health well-being. Carries out assessments and develops and implements a care plan integrated with the overall team goals for the patient.

CAHM includes:

• A convenient location with free parking

• Working with an inter-disciplinary team including providers, nursing, social work, pharmacy and more

• Working in the future of health care and being rewarded for keeping patients healthy and out of the hospital

  • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Virginia preferred

  • Experience REQUIRED:

  • CSW Level 2: minimum of one (1) year of clinical social work experience

  • Experience PREFERRED

  • Clinical social work experience in an acute care setting preferred

  • Education/training REQUIRED:

  • Master of Social Work Degree from a Council on Social Work Education accredited program

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