Social Worker Mahoning Valley
Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.
We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Shift Information: Day Job
30 hrs/wk, M-F Days
This is a part time (30 hours per week) M-F Day position to provide services primarily to the Mahoning Valley NICU and Special Care Nurseries.
Applies graduate-level clinical social work skills to the psychosocial assessment of individuals, families, and groups and provides graduate-level clinical social work interventions as appropriate to client needs. Consults and collaborates with hospital and community professionals and programs, participates in program and organizational assessment, planning, and development according to license guidelines. Seeks professional social work supervision when appropriate for practice or training.
Licensed Social Worker with Master's Degree in Social Work from accredited Social Work academic program (Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education). Past clinical experience in a setting with parent-child exposure, which is commensurate with clinical needs of service site. Must have strong listening and communication skills and the ability to work well in an interdisciplinary setting. Computer skills are highly desirable. Able to communicate verbally in conversation with individuals and groups. Must possess emotional health to resolve stressful clinical and professional situations and must have fine and gross motor function to write and type with ease. Hearing acuity is needed for good listening. Must have visual ability and acuity sufficient to read and write, interpret charts and other documents.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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