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Medical Social Worker

Company: Progressive Home Health & Hospice
Location: modesto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Merced CountyJob SummaryThe Medical Social Worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services.QualificationsBachelor's degree in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, with one (1) year of home health care experience preferredPossesses and maintains current CPR certificationLicensed as a licensed clinical social worker by the Board of Behavioral SciencesDemonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skillsMust be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working orderDuties and ResponsibilitiesAssesses the psychosocial status of patients related to the patient's illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurseCarries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findingsMaintains clinical records on all patients referred to social workProvides information to patients or families/caregivers and community agenciesProvides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needsServes as liaison between patients or families/caregivers and community agenciesMaintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient careMaintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and organization personnelParticipates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as requiredAssists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problemsParticipates in discharge planningParticipates in in-service education programsOther duties as delegated by the Clinical Director/Director of Patient Care Services or Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor

Keywords: Progressive Home Health & Hospice, Modesto , Medical Social Worker, Other , modesto, California

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