UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA P/D Medical Social Worker (Transplant Svcs) in Las Vegas, Nevada

Performs professional level social work in areas such as: assessing patient needs and coordinating a safe, comprehensive discharge plan which may involve emotional support to the patient, the family or significant others.

Job Requirement:

Education/Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and two (2) years of professional level social work experience in a social service agency or hospital setting. Possession of an advanced degree may be substituted for one of the years of experience.

Licensing/Certification Requirements: Must possess a valid State of Nevada License as a Social Worker.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements:

Available to work on day shift on Wednesday

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements:

Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques of social work, health and welfare; federal, state and county regulations governing area of responsibility; local, state and Federal social welfare and assistance programs; community resources; medical terminology, diagnoses, and treatments; counseling techniques such as family dynamics, cultural diversity and crisis intervention; assessment and interviewing techniques; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.

Skill in: Developing and implementing individual treatment plans; coordinating an intervention; solving problems; applying effective counseling techniques; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; efficiently, effectively and safely using equipment; preparing written records and reports.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting including stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, and use standard office equipment; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.


Job Title: P/D Medical Social Worker (Transplant Svcs)

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Salary: $27.02 Hourly

Job Type: Per Diem

Location: 1800 West Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada

Department: TRANSPLANT SVCS - 7192

Exam Number: 16-63648-1