Social Worker Rehab Department in Salem VA, Virginia, United States
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LewisGale Medical Center
Salem VA, VA, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 00005-26111
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

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HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Social Worker for our Rehab Department to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

 We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment program, employee discount program, and an employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia.  LGMC is a 521-bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS).  LewisGale is also ranked among the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for benchmarked quality cancer care, patient safety and satisfaction and health outcomes.  


The Social Worker in the Rehabilitation Unit will provide assessments and interventions relative to psychosocial factors and the social context in which the physically disabled patient lives. The Social Worker shall demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status, and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs.



The specific job duties for this role include the following:


  • Will assist to ensure appropriate orders and documentation are completed concerning the discharge planning needs of the patient.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to provide psychosocial assessments and discharge planning services for the rehab patient.
  • Doesn’t have direct patient care responsibilities but needs to knowledgeable of all patients; medical needs.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Documents required information according to hospital policy.
  • Functions in an organized and time conscious manner.
  • Demonstrates leadership in the Rehab Social Worker role by establishing a communication link among physicians, staff, patients and family members.
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to coordinate the discharge planning process relative to appropriateness of acute inpatient rehab stay and benefits available.
  • Makes appropriate referrals and utilizes available community/regional resources.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge base of various financial classes and regulations of their respective institutions to facilitate patients through the continuum of care.
  • Performs job tasks to ensure personal, patient, and departmental safety.
  • Presents self in a professional manner.
  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge pertinent to social work practice in rehabilitation



  • Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) or Masters of Social Work degree (MSW) is required.



  • Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience in a medical setting with good knowledge of medical terminology and disease processes is preferred.


  • Full-time (exempt role)


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Behavioral and Social Work
LewisGale Medical Center
Full-time • No Weekends

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