In this role, you will develop, implement, evaluate and revise plans of care. Adhere to the specifications of the Social Work Practice Laws, professional standards and agency policies/procedures in the performance of duties.
In this role, you will under the general supervision of the director of case management and social services, the medical social worker provides professional level
psychosocial assessment and social work services to patients and families.
In this role, the selected candidate will provide assessment, coordination, and implementation/evaluation of professional social services to patients and their families in order to aid them in coping with social, emotional, and economic difficulties related to medical problems or which predispose to illness.
In this role, you will provide psychodynamic interventions, crisis intervention, grief/bereavement counseling, problem solving, stress reduction & developing healthy coping strategies in individual/family/group settings.
In this role, you will performs psychosocial assessments and develops a plan to meet the needs of patients with complex social issue/problems, and arranges post-discharge services for patients as needed.
The primary role of the Medical Social Worker II in the Hospice/Home Health setting is to assist patients and families/caregivers to cope with the social/ emotional issues and practical arrangements related to the patient's illness.
The Medical Social Worker provides appropriate patient/family counseling for issues related to life changes, negative family dynamics, community resources and assistance with application for alternative funding, income related sources and initiates the patient outcome reporting process.