10 Best Medical Social Worker Job Descriptions

Medical Social Worker Job summary 1

The Medical Social Worker provides direct and indirect services to patients and families. The core functions of social work include: assisting patients and families through their adjustment to illness or hospitalization; providing protective services for children and families at risk; assisting patients and families with understanding and adhering to treatment plans; providing transition preparation services to youth/young adults moving to adult medical care and linking patients and families to community agencies and services.

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Medical Social Worker Job summary 2

We are seeking a Medical Social Worker to help provide services to our military service members and their families. Our Medical Social Worker oversees and manages the Exceptional Family Member Program. Within this program, our Medical Social Worker maintains procedures to identify family members with special medical and educational needs.

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Medical Social Worker Job summary 3

The Medical Social Worker assists patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties which predispose illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care by performing the following duties.

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Medical Social Worker Job summary 4

A Medical Social Worker assista patients and their families in making full use of available national, state, institutional, community and pharmaceutical resources. Provides social evaluation which includes placement of evaluation in medical record.

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Medical Social Worker Job summary 5

The Medical Social Worker assists patients and families in understanding and accepting traumatic injury, illness or disability. Integrates an understanding of human psychosocial development with the social, economic and emotional problems that arise from hospitalization, chronic illness and ongoing medical needs. Provides resources and choices to families to effectively link them to the needed level of emotional, medical and spiritual care. Participates as an active member of multi~disciplinary team.

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Medical Social Worker Job summary 6

The Medical Social Worker is responsible for providing psychosocial assistance while dealing with terminal, acute and chronic illnesses. Provides support and guidance to the Central Health Medical Management staff and is expected to maintain strong working relationships with members, providers and other staff members.

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Medical Social Worker Job summary 7

Primary function of the Medical Social Worker is to provide coordinated care in the homes to patients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling and referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family.

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Medical Social Worker Job summary 8

The Medical Social Worker is responsible for assessing the psychosocial status of patients, families, and/or caregivers related to the patient’s terminal illness and environment.

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Medical Social Worker Job summary 9

A Medical Social Worker provides direct and indirect services to patients and families. The core functions of social work include: assisting patients and families through their adjustment to illness or hospitalization; providing protective services for children and families at risk; assisting patients and families with understanding and adhering to treatment plans; providing transition preparation services to youth/young adults moving to adult medical care and linking patients and families to community agencies and services.

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Medical Social Worker Job summary 10

As a Medical Social Worker, you will be responsible for promoting patient-centered care by evaluating psychosocial needs, providing community service coordination for identified patient populations, and providing support and crisis intervention where indicated. You will work as a liasion between the patient and the community resources/post-acute care providers. You will create and facilitate timely implementation of discharge plans and arrange post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. You will facilitate patient movement across the continuum of care and identify, address, and track barriers to patient throughput.

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