University Hospitals Social Worker 2- Peds Psychology in Cleveland, Ohio

Social Worker 2- Peds Psychology

University Hospitals

Cleveland, Ohio United States

University Hospitals Medical Group (UHMG), the unified faculty practice plan of University Hospitals, is comprised of several practices representing medical and surgical specialties located within University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and throughout Northeastern Ohio. As part of our historic affiliation, many of the UHMG physicians serve on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. UHMG strives to champion the success of the physician practices and UH in fulfilling our mission: To Heal. To Teach. To Discover.

Position Summary/Essential Duties:

Collaborates with all members of the health care team, patient and family (or significant others) to coordinate timely and efficient assessment of psychosocial and discharge planning needs and formulation of patient and family centered discharge plans. Serves a resource to others in work-team and department.

  1. Provides psychosocial assessment / interventionto assist patients/families (including clinically complex) 35%

  2. Provides age specific care to patients/families in all age groups.

  3. Develops, documents and implements a comprehensive plan based on identified psychosocial needs and/ or discharge needs. 35%

  4. Develops plans with attention to individual patient and family goals

  5. Provides linkage to community resources and UH network services to facilitate optimal care

  6. Communicates/collaborates with the work team using a multidisciplinary approach. 15%

  7. Provides guidance/ consultation to peers/team regarding routine psychosocial issues and /or discharge planning issues. 10%- 15%

Provides supervision to social work interns if LISW eligible (completion of supervision hours). 5%

Required Credentials, License and/or Certifications: Licensed by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board at the LSW level; Attainment of LISW status is encouraged within one year of eligibility. Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work