In this role, you will be responsible for collaborating with the interdisciplinary care team to facilitate the discharge plan as needed and serves as an internal resource to the nursing supervisor to work through problematic / crisis situations.
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, you will provide assistance to patients, families and significant others to enable them to deal with the psychosocial issues that impact mental illness and to maximize benefits from health care services.
The Social Worker position provides group, individual and family therapy as well as organizing and directing treatment resources, discharge planning, patient progress, compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards and assuring that related issues are effectively addressed and communicated to the patient, family and others involved in the treatment process.
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.