Utilizes the company Ultra Care patient education programs, established social work theory and methods and quality of life measurement instruments as part of assessment and care planning to resolve barriers and meet patient treatment goals.
Assist patients with financial/insurance problems; Medi-Cal and Medicare knowledge very helpful. Work is in an outpatient clinic working with an interdisciplinary team. Strong case management skills essential. Computer skills for documentation to meet timelines
Provides a wide array of social work services to patients and families, including performing psychosocial assessments, developing and coordinating discharge plans to insure continuity of care, and providing supportive counseling to enhance coping and functioning ability.
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.