Your assessment and evaluation skills will be key at UW Health.
We are seeking a Social Worker to:
Assess psychosocial needs and apply comprehensive interventions in order to support the medical treatment plan in the Transplant department
Coordinate care to enhance the patient experience from the date of initial referral through transplant hospitalization and for the duration of the post-transplant period and the achievement of collaborative goals
Education: Minimum - Master’s Degree in Social Work
Work Experience: Minimum - Two (2) years of social work experience in a hospital or health care setting Preferred – Transplant experience
Licenses and Certifications: Minimum - Certified Advanced Practice Social Worker (CAPSW) Preferred - Certified Clinical Transplant Social Worker (CCTSW)
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Ability to work independently, while collaborating effectively as a team member with other health professional team members
Proven skills in identification of stressors affecting patients and their families
Knowledge of and ability to work within a complex health care system
Expertise in conflict mediation, abuse and neglect, advance directives, crisis intervention, government programs, end of life issues
Role of state and federal government agencies as it relates to health care
Physical Requirements: Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.
Work Schedule: This position is 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm. No weekends, holidays, or on-call shifts. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department. University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.
UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.