Weeks Medical Center

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Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker - OPD CLINIC-PHYS/PA/NPRAC

at Weeks Medical Center

Posted: 1/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 100266

Job Description

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker




Day shift

80 Hours per Pay

Job Details:
- 1-2 yrs experience required
  • Position Summary
    • In collaboration with medical and clinical staff, address social, emotional and financial issues, adjustments, and complications of illness resulting in barriers to treatment, risk to patient health / safety, and obstacles to continuing care. Provide assessment, counseling, information, referrals, and advocacy services, as well as provide other resource assistance to patients either directly or through consultation.
  • Qualifications
    • M.S.W. from accredited School of social work
    • Current state licensure
    • Minimum of 2 years post graduate practice in a health care setting
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills required
    • Maintains a good working relationship with all levels of personnel, medical staff, administration, and public
  • Essential Functions of the Job
    • Provide psychosocial services to individuals, groups of patients, and families whose physical or emotional functioning has been impaired due to illness. This will include attention to problems in the following areas: Continuing care, emotional / social adjustment to illness, environmental limitations / constraints, and financial resources.
    • Complete psychosocial assessments of patients and families as requested.
    • Assist patients and families in adapting to difficult and complicated situations involving complex / catastrophic care needs, multiple agencies / providers, and linkage to outside resources.
    • Perform short term crisis intervention and stabilization counseling to patients and families experiencing unanticipated catastrophic injury or loss.
    • Provide consultation, assessment, referral, and coordination in cases of suspected abuse, neglect, or domestic violence.
    • Provide resource support to identified populations facing chronic, progressive, or life-threatening illness.
    • Provide information, referral, and advocacy for patients and families to facilitate access to available services both within and outside the institution.
    • Document all service provided in the patient's medical record.
    • Attend and participate in departmental, hospital, and community based committees and task forces.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

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