Medical Social Worker

Pay Rate: $70 per visit
Job Type: Part-Time/Per Diem

Territory
Clearwater to St Petersburg, FL

Available career

Medical Social Worker

Required Qualifications

Requires a master’s degree in social work and 1-2 years of experience in home health. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Report to the Director of Nursing

Job Role:

  • Assesses the psycho social status of patients related to the patient’s illness and environment and communicates findings to the Registered Nurse Case Manager.
  • Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.
  • Provides information and referral services for organization patients and family/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
  • Provides information to patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • 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 conference as required.
  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems..
  • Other duties as delegated by Director of Nursing.