Social Worker Job

Job Number: RIH17942

Job Title: Social Worker BSW

Department: Clinical Social Work - 1013100

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelors Degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the American Council on Social Work Education. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be considered when accompanied by at least one year of relevant experience in managed care activities.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

EXPERIENCE:

One year professional experience working in health care setting or human service agency preferred. For Coordinator positions involving utilization review activities, experience with managed care desirable.

Knowledge of health care and health care delivery systems.

Analytical skills necessary to evaluate patients’ concrete needs and to formulate and implement a treatment plan.

Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, families, medical staff and outside agencies in providing services.


Under the supervision of a Clinical Social Work Manager, or the designated Social Worker BSW, assists patients and families in resolving broad, medically related problems by locating and coordinating appropriate personal, hospital, community and financial resources, within a specialty service area