Medical Social Worker LMSW – Mercy LIFE Sharon Hill Trinity Health PACE – Sharon Hill, PA

Mercy LIFE at Sharon Hill, a member of Trinity Health PACE, is seeking a full-time experiencedMedical Social Worker for its location in Sharon Hill, PA.

The primary purpose of this position is to plan, organize, and implement social services to PACE Organization (PO) participants and families. Responsible for but not limited to assessment, treatment, teaching and counseling participants, caregiver or other appropriate representatives. Social Worker interventions may include individual participant contacts, appropriate collateral contact, participant and family education, assessment and counseling, provision of resources, addressing mental health needed, ongoing case management, advocacy to ensure participant and caregiver needs are met and addressed and dissenrollment procedures.

This position will be based at the Sharon Hill facility. Home visits to participants will be required as well as monthly visits to assigned nursing homes.

Hours for the position are Monday through Friday 8 am to 430 pm with no night, weekend or holiday shifts.

Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) coordinate and provide all needed preventive, primary, acute and long-term care services so that older individuals can continue living in the community. PACE is an innovative model that enables individuals who are 55 years old or older and certified by their state to need nursing home care to live as independently as possible. Through PACE, today’s fragmented health care financing and delivery system comes together to serve the unique needs of each individual in a way that makes sense to the frail elderly, their informal caregivers, health care providers and policy makers.

Many PACE participants get most of their care from staff employed by the PACE organization in the PACE center. PACE centers meet State and Federal safety requirements and include adult day programs, medical clinics, activities, and occupational and physical therapy facilities.

Mercy LIFE at Sharon Hill provides a competitive compensation and benefit package that complements this opportunity for personal growth and professional advancement.

  • Benefits of joining a winning team!
  • Warm and supportive environment
  • Enjoy a truly patient-centered focus
  • Excel with supportive, motivated colleagues in an inspiring environment
  • Flexibility
  • Competitive salary
  • Career paths and professional development
  • Learn the industry’s best, easy-to-use, advanced technology

Other benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • 403b
  • Generous paid time off
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Comprehensive orientation
  • Tuition assistance

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work and two years of experience in the social work field. A combination of education and experience may be acceptable.
  • One (1) year working with the frail or elderly population or if less than one (1) year of experience, must receive appropriate training from the PACE organization on working with a frail or elderly population upon hiring.
  • Current license in social work within the state of PACE Organization strongly preferred.
  • Experience with or demonstrated knowledge of senior community resources in Delaware County preferred.
  • Experience working in adult mental health environment preferred.
  • Experience working with the PACE Model preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to provide a reliable means of transportation required.
  • Experience working on a multidisciplinary team in a hospital, nursing home or community-based setting is preferred.
  • Experience and thorough knowledge of social service principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of financing mechanisms such as Medicare, Medicaid and other payment systems.
  • Must be action-oriented, have business acumen, manage conflict well, be customer focused, have high decision quality, flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and have organizational agility.
  • Demonstrates superior written, verbal and/or communication and presentation skills appropriate for audience comprehension. Able to communicate effectively with individuals and groups representing diverse perspectives.
  • Comprehensive to expert proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system. Ability to use other software as required to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Ability to perform multiple duties and functions related to daily operations and maintain excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to change and be flexible with work priorities. Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must exhibit critical thinking skills and possess the ability to prioritize workload.

Position may require up to 10%travel within the Centers geographic region

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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Education:

  • Master’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • senior / geriatric: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • LMSW (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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