In this role, the selected candidate will assist the patient, significant others, physician and health care team staff to understand significant personal, emotional, environmental and social factors related to the patient's health status on an as needed basis. Able to be alternate social work to other agencies in state when needed.
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 Social Worker provides clinical services primarily to patients and their families in the Facility; The Social Worker participates as a team member by performing additional assignments not directly related to the job description when workload requires and as requested by supervisor.