Clinical Social Worker, BSW (PRN/Wage) - UAI Specialist
Job ID: R0029484 | Allied Health Specialist | Part Time | Charlottesville, VA
The BSW social worker, in conjunction and collaboration with MSW/LCSW social workers, screens and briefly assesses patients to identify their medical, psychosocial and financial needs and appropriate services. Participates in ongoing team huddles with fellow Department of Social Work members to ensure quality of care in case assignment and level of intervention. Refers patients/families with identified social work needs to the MSW or LCSW social worker for comprehensive assessment. Works effectively within an interdisciplinary team model. Provides generalist social work services to patients and their families while maximizing utilization of personal, family, community and healthcare resources as related to management of the medical center process and disease continuum. Completes the Uniformed Assessment Instrument (UAI) and other government forms (local state and federal) as appropriate to access available benefits and services for patients. Arranges appropriate services, makes referrals to community resources, and educates patients and families regarding these resources. With the support of administrative assistant staff and in collaboration with colleagues and leadership, maintains a directory of current information regarding community resources eligibility requirements.
  • Completes initial screening of patients in coverage area per department standards.
  • Coordinates with MSW/LCSW and Nurse Case Manager for high-risk and complex patients to ensure continuity of care.
  • Explores patient/families current and projected financial resources for healthcare and essential needs (employment, SSDI, SSI, Worker's Compensation, STD, LTD and FMLA).
  • Acts as a patient advocate.

 

Position Compensation Range: $22.39 - $35.82 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited social work program required.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: None.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires sitting for prolonged periods, standing/walking or use of assistive and climbing (stairs, steps). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail. Ability to hear, speak, see, distinguish colors, read and write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull <20 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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