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(F/T) Social Worker - UMHC/SCCC Miami

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Miami, FL
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Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet . Transforming Lives The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida. With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe. The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service. The University of Miami/UHealth UMHC/SCCC has an exciting opportunity for a full time Social Worker. The Social Worker provides psychosocial assessments, intervention, and/or treatment and discharge planning to patients and families to assist them in coping with their hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, and/or life situation and meet the continuing needs of patients post hospitalization. * Provides psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation. * Formulates, develops, and implements a plan utilizing appropriate social work interventions. * Collaborates with the health care team and involve the patient/family in the development and implementation of plans. * Facilitates discharge planning across a multidisciplinary care continuum which includes interacting with consulting physicians, third party payer and other health care providers to facilitate movement of the patient through the system and arrangement of an appropriate discharge plan. * Provides education and counseling to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's illness and/or life situation. * Serves as a patient advocate. * May utilize crisis intervention, brief and long-term individual, group, and family therapies. * Assists with screening, identification and management of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, rape, etc... * Makes referrals as appropriate and serves as resource for the health care team. * Maintains records and statistics in accordance with department policies. * Attends and participates in staff, committee, department, and other administrative meetings. * Provides education to other health care professionals. Department Specific Functions: * Interviews clients and their families and coordinates programs and activities to meet their social and emotional needs. * Provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on lifestyle. * Provides psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental problems. * Formulates and implements plans utilizing appropriate social work interventions. Collaborates with the healthcare team and involves the patients and families in the development and implementation of plans. * Assists with the screening, identification, and management of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, and rape. * Makes referrals and serves as a resource for the healthcare team and serves as a patient advocate. * Maintains a working knowledge of relevant medical and legal issues and preserves records and statistics. * Attends and participates in staff, committee, department, and other administrative meetings. * Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets. Minimum Qualifications: The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more. UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information. Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:c104
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