In this role, the selected candidate will participate in care planning in collaboration with the patient and healthcare team to identify effective interventions that will help the patient meet rehabilitation, treatment goals, and improve quality of life.
In this role, the selected candidate will assess patient knowledge of kidney disease for barriers that may affect adherence to treatment; work with patient, family and health care team to provide education tailored to the patients learning style and needs.
In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible to provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on lifestyle.
In this role, you will 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, you will be responsible for assisting the patient and family to negotiate the role changes precipitated by the illness and hospitalization in order to reintegrate the patient back into the family system and community.
The Social Worker is responsible to provide medically related social work services so that each resident may attain or maintain the highest practicable level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.