Medical Social Worker (MSW)

Medical Social Worker (MSW)

Job Overview

Salary: Per Visit

Shift Type: PRN

Benefits:

  • Paid Mileage
  • Company Outings
  • iPad and necessary materials for patient visits

Summary

The Medical Social Worker (“MSW”) provides general social work services to Apollo Medical’s patient population. Working within a patient’s care team, this position facilitates communication between patients and staff, establishes and / or facilitates cooperation and services between Apollo and the community at large, and explores the potential for new services and assists with the development of expanded services.

Qualifications

  • Active Medical Social Work licensure in the state of work or willingness to pursue.
  • Master of Social Work (“MSW”).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide services to the patient and family to resolve social or emotional problems that could impede the effective treatment of the patient’s medical condition.
  • Identify the social and emotional factors related to the patient’s illness, need for care, response to treatment and adjustment to care.
  • Assess the relationship of the patient’s medical and nursing requirements to the patient’s home situation, financial resources and availability of community resources.
  • Take appropriate action to obtain available community resources to assist in resolving the patient’s problem.
  • Provide counseling services, as appropriate when required by the patient.
  • Provide services to the patient’s family member or caregiver on a short-term basis when the HHA can demonstrate that a brief intervention is necessary to remove a clear and direct impediment of the effective treatment of the patient’s medical condition or to his/her rate of recovery.
  • Participate in patient care conferences and relevant in-services.
  • Perform other duties as reasonably assigned.

 

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