Carilion Clinic Medical Social Worker - Psychiatry (Bachelors) in Roanoke, Virginia

Job Summary

This is the opportunity that could change your career, and many lives you’ll touch with genuine dignity, respect, kindness, and empathy. Become part of the team at Carilion Clinic, a community-based healthcare network that includes a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions provide additional opportunities for research and education.

Based in western Virginia, we invite you to play an important role as we inspire better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Join our award-winning organization, live our values, and learn how working with a regional leader in clinical and workplace excellence can improve the quality of your career, as well as that of your patients.

The Medical Social Worker with Carilion Clinic will be an integral part of the care team, contributing professional expertise to support the holistic health of the patient and support for family and/or other caregivers. In collaboration with the health care team the social worker works with the team of health care providers to create an interdisciplinary plan of care identifying needs, strengths and recommended treatment or support strategies. The social worker provides education and support, and makes referrals for other services per the interdisciplinary treatment plan. The social worker presents cases for review at the weekly team meetings and keeps up-to-date-records using EPIC to enter information into the electronic health record. Tasks can include checking the prescription drug monitoring system for the physicians, securing patient informed consents and supervised medication agreements and team with external care providers, peer recovery specialists, and other agencies as relevant to achieve patient treatment outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree in social work or related degree required.

Experience: Social work experience in health care setting preferred. Working for Med/Surgical units as well as Emergency Department, Pediatrics and Birthplace. Must be willing and able to work with substance exposed Newborns and their Families. Team work is a must.

Licensure/Certification\: None required.

Other: Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position. Demonstrates critical thinking and creative problem solving skills to move patients effectively and efficiently through the continuum of care. Ability and willingness to work as an integral member of a multi skilled team. Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others. As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits. Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech. Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage: Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity: Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

Requisition Number: 24381

Employment Status: Full time

Location: Carilion Roanoke Memorial Rehab Building

Shift: Day

Shift Details: M-F hours vary from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm 8 hour shift


Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4082

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As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve.

Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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