Social Worker

  • Tower Health
  • Pottstown, PA 19464, USA
  • Feb 06, 2021

Job Description


Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives



  • Collaborates with the Psychiatrist and other treatment team members to assist patients and families
  • Uses a variety of treatment modalities to assist patients and families in the alleviation or resolution of social, financial and emotional problems related to illness, health care, and rehabilitation.
  • Work with patients with Mental Health Diagnoses, Substance Abuse issues, and health conditions.
  • Complete assessments and schedule family/support system meetings, and make referral to appropriate levels of care.
  • Participate in daily treatment meetings and run Cognitive Behavioral Therapy groups


Education Requirements

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work.

Certification and Licensure Requirements:

  • Pennsylvania License as an LSW or LCSW. (LCSW Preferred)

Experience and Skills:

  • Experience working in a Behavioral health setting, inpatient behavioral health experience preferred.
  • Good knowledge of the principles and practices of social work, good understanding of community health, welfare, and social agencies
  • Must adhere to National Association of Social Workers’ Code of Ethics.