Social Worker II - Hanover Outpatient Infusion - Cancer Center - Part time - Days

Hanover, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 52357

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Part time

48 hours in 2 weeks

Day shift

General Summary:
Under general supervision, plans, organizes and implements social work services for patients and families.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Interviews patients and family members to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health
history, and patient's personality traits.
2 Evaluates data gathered in terms of the medical plan of treatment, available social service programs, and plans a pertinent
therapy program that will provide each patient with maximum benefit.
3 Assists patients and families to understand, accept, and follow medical recommendations.
4 Utilizes resources to help patient resume life in the community or to learn to live with the disability.
5 Interprets nature of illness and prescribed course of treatment to patients and families. Communicates family issues to
other staff members. Participates in planning conferences.
6 Assists in developing discharge and post-hospital care plans.
7 Collaborates with other hospital programs and community agencies with which patients and families are involved.
8 Performs follow-up calls and/or checks with health care and related agencies used after patient discharge.
9 Prepares and maintains required documentation on each case.

Required Skills

Degree in social work or social welfare required

Social work license in PA preferred

Master’s Degree preferred

Required Experience

1 -2 years of experience

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

The borough of Hanover was settled in the mid-1700's as part of York County and is known for its fertile land and productive farming community. It is geographical located 19 miles southwest of York, Pennsylvania and 54 miles northwest of Baltimore, Maryland.

Because of its proximity to Maryland, South Hanover is a popular hometown for commuters and their families. The appeal is the affordable housing prices, reasonable Pennsylvania cost-of-living and pleasant community lifestyle. With convenient routes leading north, south, east and west, one can chart and easy route to major East Coast cities.

Hanover is a hotbed of activity for business growth and development. Visitors come to enjoy performing arts, outdoor recreation, museums, festivals, farm fresh flavors and microbreweries. Several major food and snack brands make Hanover their national headquarters. (Patient population: 15,500)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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