Penn State Health Social Worker - Post Acute Care in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Community Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: 8am - 4:30pm

JOB SUMMARY:

The Social Worker is responsible for the assessment and intervention of the psychosocial needs of the patients, families, and/or significant others in the inpatient or outpatient setting. This position also includes advocacy, community education, counseling/therapy, program development and evaluation, and any other assigned responsibilities related to medical social work. The position requires a significant degree of independence and ability to make professional decisions on a highly communicative manner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree in Social Work required.

Two (2) years of Post-Bachelors experience working in the mental health field required.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.