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Social Worker Acute Rehab- Full time at Princeton Medical Center

Job ID: 180285
Category: Social Work
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: May 1, 2023
Work Schedule: M-F 8-5

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Penn 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.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • The Acute Rehab Social Worker acts as the over-all care coordinator of each person served, family/support system and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team in order to achieve the desired outcomes defined in the individualized plan of care built by the rehabilitation physician. The social worker is knowledgeable about the acute rehabilitation program and is identified by the person served, the family and support system. The social worker perform activities to meet the needs of the persons served in a manner that optimizes the discharge planning process and facilitates post-acute rehabilitation continuity of care. The social worker undertakes a leadership role in advocacy, negotiation, mediation and brokering for the rights and entitlements of the persons served. The social worker provides counseling, education and support programs that enhance the ability of persons served/family to cope with physical, emotional, cultural, religious, lifestyle and environmental changes/concerns.



    • LCSW or LSW (Required)

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

      We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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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.

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