Supports FMCNA's mission, core values, expected behaviors, and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including following all regulatory and FMS policy and procedure requirements.
Provides psychosocial services to patients treated by the facility including in-center and home dialysis patients (if applicable) utilizing Social Work Theory of Human Behavior and accepted methods of social work practice.
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.
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.
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.
The Social Worker MSW is responsible for assessing and implementing social work services in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Assists department team with difficult and complex social situations and provides social work interventions as appropriate.