Requisition #: 604884
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20016
Category: Non-Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Oct. 30, 2022
$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS
GENERAL SUMMARY : The Social Worker evaluates timeliness and appropriateness of care for members with dementia and their care partners and coordinates transition planning for changes in levels of needed care. The goal is to restore patients to optimum health and to ease social adjustments. Provides expeditious member memory and cognition assessments and collaborates with medical providers in determining the appropriate disposition and treatment for members and other vulnerable populations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
- Licensed to practice as a Social Worker in the District of Columbia. Master's Degree in Social Work or Sociology, Gerontology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or Psychology from an accredited school.
- Minimum of 2-5 years of social work experience in a health care setting along with one or more years' experience Case Management performing discharge planning from the inpatient or skilled facility setting.
- Current CPR Certification required.
Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.