Medical Respite Social Worker (Burlington, VT)

Community Health Centers of Burlington | Burlington, VT

Job Description

Job Requisition #17-0070
Location: TBD
Application Deadline: Until Filled


All people share a powerful need for the basic necessities of a good life and a place that understands that good health starts with a caring touch and a kind word. For over 45 years, the Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) has provided access to high quality health care regardless of financial status or life circumstance. We strive to improve the health of all within the communities we serve in an environment that conveys respect, offers support, and encourages people to be actively involved in their own health care.

CHCB is an innovative Federally Qualified Health Center with eight sites throughout Chittenden County and southern Grand Isle County. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Community Health Centers of Burlington is seeking a Medical Respite Social Worker (MRSW) to be a liaison between the hospital and the medical community for all referrals to, and placements in, the medical respite program. The MRSW will work with hospital staff, as well as other referrals sources to ensure safe, appropriate medical respite placements for optimal patient recovery and with the goal of avoiding the need for (re)hospitalization. This position will be in communication with a large variety of providers including, but not limited to hospitals, out-patient care and home health agencies as well as human service agencies serving the homeless.


MSW Degree from graduate school of social work, accredited by (CSWE).  Minimum of two years of medical social work experience required.

The Human Resources Department will contact applicants who have been chosen to continue through the applicant selection process.

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