Full Job Description
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis—caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.
MedStar Georgetown’s centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown’s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.
General Summary of Position:
The incumbent in this position is a professional clinical social worker who provides direct services to patients and families for the Department of Neurology Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center, dealing with illness and post-hospital planning. The incumbent also provides social work consultation, leadership and teaching functions for designated medical departments as well as for the community. Adheres to NASW Code of Ethics and exemplifies the qualities and values of the social work profession. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.
MSW degree from a school of social work approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
D.C. Licensure at the LICSW level.
Medical/ Acute Care/ crisis experience preferred.
Clinical social work knowledge and practice skills related to psychosocial aspects of illness.
Knowledge of community resources excellent verbal and written communication skills effective interdisciplinary and interpersonal skills for practice and consultation.