In this role, you will be responsible for thorough knowledge of social work principles and practices, including case management, individual and group counseling techniques, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
Provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention as needed to members who present themselves for psychiatric evaluation; collaborate with treating physician, psychiatric and allied health professional team to plan and direct each individual member's treatment program.
The Medical Social Worker III provides assessments, coordination, & implementation/evaluation of professional social srvs to patients & their families in order to aid them in coping w/social, emotional, & economic difficulties related to medical problems or which predispose to illness.
Participates in care planning in collaboration with the patient and healthcare team to identify effective interventions that will help the patient meet rehabilitation, treatment goals, and improve quality of life.
Providing services that integrates medical, psychiatric, and addiction treatment. SFGH is the largest provider of acute psychiatric care and the only San Francisco provider of psychiatric emergency care.
Collaborate with Case Managers in managing members with behavioral illness diagnoses. Case management includes ongoing assessment of health needs, individualized care plans, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of outcomes.
Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention as needed to members who present themselves for psychiatric evaluation. Collaborates with treating physician, psychiatric and allied health professional team to plan and direct each individual member's treatment program.
Maintains current knowledge regarding local vocational/educational rehabilitation programs and assist patients with referral and access to vocational rehabilitation to enable them to remain employed, become employed or receive education.
Provide direct and indirect services to meet the psychosocial needs of patients and their families, to include; premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults at Little Company of Mary - San Pedro Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital and Little Company of Mary Hospital Pavilion.