Social Worker - Cystic Fibrosis Mental Health Coordinator (PEDS 17-0079)
The Department of Pediatrics in the WVU School of Medicine at the West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a Social Worker – Cystic Fibrosis Mental Health Coordinator. The purpose of this position is to increase services available to patients and families of patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Incumbent collaborates with local, regional, and statewide services to build service offerings for patients and is an active member of the CF Care Team.
Responsibilities require theoretical and practical knowledge, judgement, resourcefulness and originality. Diverse guides and precedents are usually available to apply or adapt to the circumstances. Work effort has considerable impact on client services, program and project image with potential legal liabilities.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Provide program support services, including direct internal and external client support.
Respond to inquiries and resolve matters of moderate complexity.
Program building of a mental health service for patients with cystic fibrosis, their families and caregivers, as well as those with failed newborn screen for CF.
Collaborate with local, regional, and statewide services, as well as CF Foundation resources, to build services.
Initiate billing for services.
Facilitate telemedicine resources for communication with rural patients.
Participate in broader vision/planning for mental health services for WVU Medicine-Children’s Hospital.
Master’s degree in human services or a related field
Must have, or be eligible for, licensure as a Social Worker or certified Social Worker by the West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners
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The West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) has chosen to provide a broad range of personnel services, having its employees work within the university environment, represent and support West Virginia University, while providing a distinct work package to its employees as a nonprofit corporate affiliate.
The WVURC Human Resources Office exists to support research infrastructure and... economic development opportunities at WVU by providing flexible, responsive recruitment and employment services for its sponsored activities. It is the goal of the WVURC HR Office to capitalize upon strengths, to help its workforce anticipate and meet the needs of the research community in its markets, and to value employees through effective communications, courteous, responsive, and enthusiastic service.