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Medical Social Worker

Company: Central Valley Specialty Hospital
Location: Modesto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

: Merced County: Job Summary: The Medical Social Worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services. Qualifications:Bachelors degree in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, with one (1) year of home health care experience preferred.Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.Licensed as a licensed clinical social worker by the Board of Behavioral Sciences.Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order. Duties and Responsibilities:Assesses the psychosocial status of patients related to the patients illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse.Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.Provides information to patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.Serves as liaison between patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and organization personnel.Participates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as required.Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems.Participates in discharge planning.Participates in in-service education programs.Other duties as delegated by the Clinical Director/Director of Patient Care Services or Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor.

Keywords: Central Valley Specialty Hospital, Modesto , Medical Social Worker, Other , Modesto, California

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