Medical Social Worker (LMSW) - Outpatient Care Management - PRN/Flexi (848) - (T202986)
Compensation : Pay Range: $34.00 / hour
Work with the Best at UAB Medicine : UAB Medicine is Alabama's largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham , Alabama. We are committed to delivering patient- and family-centric care, and our interdisciplinary care teams provide high-quality, compassionate service. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.
- 5-time Magnet-designated organization - U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama - America's No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes , 2021 - Level I Trauma Center - NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center
Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture , which promotes shared governance and empowers nurses at the bedside to be their absolute best. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.
To assist patients and their families in making full use of available national, state, institutional, community and pharmaceutical resources. To provide social evaluation which includes placement of evaluation in medical record. To provide counseling to patients/families and/or groups. To participate in staffing, clinics and rounds in order to enhance team understanding of patient s psychosocial situation. To facilitate discharge planning; arranges for services such as home health, hospice, durable medical equipment and/or skilled nursing facility placement. To respond to the unique needs of the patient population as needed. May provide anticipatory, permanency and/or bereavement/loss counseling to patients and families and/or makes appropriate community referrals. May supervise both bachelors and masters level students. To act as a liaison to the community through public speaking.
Master's degree in Social Work required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. If job is in The Kirklin Clinic (TKC), previous experience in a healthcare environment preferred. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners required. If job is in The Kirklin Clinic (TKC), license must be obtained within six months of employment.Primary Location
: UAB HospitalJob Category
: Social ServicesOrganization
: 702550000 Care ManagementEmployee Status
Shift: Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts