Job ID: 171730
Category: Social Work
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2023
Work Schedule: Full-Time
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
HUP is looking for a Social Worker to join the team! Responsible for discharge planning and contributing to the patient's treatment plan through and understanding of social, psychological and/or environmental needs related to the impact of illness and need for hospitalization. Professional activities will be carried out in accordance with the code of ethics established by the National Association of Social Workers. Opportunities are available for Social Workers in both the ambulatory and inpatient setting. Social Workers are valued members of the health care team who focus on assessment of the patient and family. Social Workers are responsible for addressing social determinants of health, linking patients and families to community resources, and facilitating transitions to alternate levels of care. Social Workers contribute to the patient's treatment plan through an understanding of social, financial, psychological and/or environmental needs related to the impact of illness. Professional activities will be carried out in accordance with the code of ethics established by the National Association of Social Workers.
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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.