The clinical social worker is based in the medical practice and engages in a collaborative process with the primary care providers, nurse care managers and other team members to assess, plan, implement, coordinate and monitor services and options to meet the whole healthcare needs of all patients (child to geriatric).
In this role, the candidate will provide social work services to patients and families in the acute care setting to meet their medically related social and emotional needs as they impinge on their medical condition, treatment, recovery, and safe transition from one care environment to another using an interdisciplinary approach and coordination of timely discharge planning.
In this role, you will provides patient assessment. Identifies and assesses treatment needs and available support network via psychosocial assessments. Assists family specialist in including support network in treatment.
In this role, you will participate in the intake and evaluation process by conducting the initial social work assessment, administering MSQs, developing an intake summary and presenting the social work perspective to the Interdisciplinary Team.
In this role, you will have emonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
The Social Worker is the member of the interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to provide diagnostic evaluations of the psychosocial problems of the patient/family unit, defining social service goals for alleviating these problems, and helping to provide both the counseling and casework needed to meet these goals.
In this role, the selected candidate will plan, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct a comprehensive Social Services program; recruit, interview, select, supervise, and evaluate, and direct a comprehensive Social Services program.
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.