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Social Worker, Transitional Care, Part Time
Southwestern VT Medical Cntr, Social Services
PT 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Responsibilities:
The Transitional Care Social Worker is responsible for identifying and meeting the needs of patients and significant others in the hospital, in long term care and home care settings while collaborating with the Transitional Care Nurses and other care team members. He/She will perform assessments, provide counseling, crisis intervention, patient advocacy, information, referrals and arrangement of resources to best meet the needs of the patient/family. Expectations will include seeing patients at settings outside the hospital including long term care, rehab and home settings.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Social work or related field required. Masters degree in social work or related field preferred; minimum of 2 years experience or related experience required; experience in health care social work in acute care, home care or long term care preferred.

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