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PRN Social Worker MSW @Penn Presbyterian

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Job ID: 198488
Category: Social Work
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: per diem

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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?


  • Responsible for discharge planning and contributing to the patients 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.


  • Crdinates the discharge planning prcess t ensure a safe and timely transitin frm hspital t hme, cmmunity, r institutinal setting.Cllabrates and cperates with ther members f the interdisciplinary health care team t ensure cntinuity f care.Identifies and attends t the psychlgical needs f patients and families.Prvides cunseling t patients, families and grups.Respnsible fr dcumentatin in the medical recrd, statistics and reprts as required.Facilitates legal matters, financial entitlements and cmplies with grants and cntracts when applicable.Maintains relatinships with cmmunity agencies and keeps up-t-date n resurces.Uses effective interpersnal skills in all interactinsEnhances wn prfessinal develpment and maintains frmal and infrmal cntinuing educatin fr self imprvement.


  • Licensed Social Worker
  • MSW or LSW preferred.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Master of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Master's Degree in Social Work and 0-1 years Health Care experience in field instruction and/or employment in a health care setting required.

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.

Live Your Life's Work

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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