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HELPsource

Employment Opportunity

The HELPsourceā„¢ Medical Social Worker

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Medical Social Worker assists clients and families with personal and environmental difficulties which interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from care.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Assists the physician and other members of the health care team in understanding significant social factors related to the client’s health problems.
  • Assesses the client’s social and emotional state in order to estimate the client’s capacity and potential to cope with problems of daily living.
  • Helps client and family to understand, accept and follow medical recommendations.
  • Develops plan of care to assist the client in resolving difficulties which affect the ability to benefit from care provided.
  • Prepares client histories, service plans, reports and other documentation as required.
  • Maintains effective communication with other team members.
  • Participate in the Performance Improvement program.
  • Adheres to all organizational policies.
  • Attends all mandatory inservices, workshops and conferences.
  • Performs other job-related tasks, as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters of Social Work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
  • One year of social work experience in a health care setting.
  • Home health experience preferred.

To apply for this job email your details to kmccafferty@helpsourceonline.com

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