As a member of the interdisciplinary team, assesses patients' psychosocial status, strengths and areas of need that may affect rehabilitation and optimal treatment outcomes as part of the comprehensive patient assessment.
The Licensed Social Worker will assist in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing of the Social Services Department within the facility in accordance with current existing Federal, State and local standards as well as our established policies and procedures to ensure that the medically related emotional and social needs of patients and/or residents are met and maintained on an individual basis.
The clinical social worker provides psychosocial assessments, interviews, and/or treatments and discharge planning to patients and families to assist them in coping with hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, and/or life situation.
Provides an integrated continuum of care for patients from preadmission to post-discharge. Screens for discharge planning needs and initiates a plan for community resources and/or placement in appropriate post-discharge facility.