Medical Social Worker
Company: Interim Healthcare of Oakland County
Posted on: September 17, 2022
The Medical Social Worker is responsible for the continuous
improvement of the total quality care as it relates to meeting the
psychosocial needs of the patient/client. Services are provided in
accordance with the patient--------s plan of care, accepted
standards of professional practice, applicable law and regulation,
as well as applicable Interim HealthCare policies and
*Hiring FULLY LICENSED, MSW for Detroit,-- -MI area
-- --- - Responsible for assessing the psychosocial status,
establishing, monitoring and delivering care as it relates to
meeting the psychosocial needs of the patient/client, as directed
by the physician--------s plan of plan of care. \
-- --- - Responsible for reporting on the condition of
patient/client to the appropriate supervisor and other staff
-- --- - Responsible for assisting the physician and other health
care team members in assessing and understanding the significant
social and emotional needs related to the health problems of the
-- --- - Responsible for the provision of social work services
including short-term individual counseling, community resource
planning and crises intervention.
-- --- - Responsible for developing the plan of care in
consultation with the physician and other team members.
-- --- - Responsible for performing an assessment which requires
substantial specialized knowledge, judgment and skill based upon
principles of psychological, biological, physical and social
-- --- - Prepare and submit timely, legible, relevant and
sufficient documentation - whether written or electronic - of
treatment and skilled intervention provided and client and
family--------s response to interventions, as well as appropriate
reports of a patient--------s progress toward goals in accordance
with professional standards of practice, policy and procedures, and
-- --- - Provision of assistance to other team members in
understanding the social, ethical and emotional factors related to
-- --- - Responsible for making decisions based on
individual--------s educational preparation and experience in
-- --- - Responsible for assisting with the coordination of care of
all assigned patients/clients to assess and identify needs and
review the Interim HealthCare range of services resulting in
achievement of expected goals, active participation in case
conferences and making suggestions to appropriate supervisors.
-- --- - Responsible for utilizing and providing patient/family
with appropriate community resources as needed.
-- --- - Advises and consults with the family and/or other
caregivers to promote patient progress.
-- --- - Actively effectively communicates with other members of
the multidisciplinary healthcare team providing care in order to
promote coordination of patient care and planning for
-- --- - Participates in quality and performance improvement
-- --- - Participates in in-service training, as requested.
-- --- - Performs other duties as required and requests.
-- --- - May have access to personal health information
(-------PHI----- -) necessary to fulfill the above duties and
responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is
further defined by each organization/department.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
-- --- - Masters prepared graduate with a degree in social work
from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work
-- --- - State license to practice where applicable.
-- --- - Twelve (12) months of accumulated experience within the
last five (5) years.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
-- --- - Able to communicate with all levels of the work force,
both clinical and non-clinical.
-- --- - Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or
-- --- - Able to read and interpret technical instructions related
to the care of the patient/client.
-- --- - Able to visually observe and assess the patient.
-- --- - Able to effectively deal with multiple changes.
-- --- - Able to travel locally from assignment to assignment.
-- --- - Able to provide proof of valid driver--------s license, if
-- --- - Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if
assignment(s) include driving own vehicle.
-- --- - Meets applicable state and federal health screening
-- --- - Pass federal and state required criminal and abuse
background checks where required.
-- --- - Verification of employment eligibility (I-9) in accordance
with local, state, and federal law and regulations.
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