Medical Social Worker

Medical Social Worker

02 May 2024
California, Fremont, 94536 Fremont USA

Medical Social Worker

We are actively hiring Medical Social Workers for an older adult care center in Fremont, CA!Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pmAmergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Social Worker. The Social Worker, who possesses a Baccalaureate degree (BSW) or Masters in Social Work, who in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team, has input in the development of the plan of care for those patients requiring social work intervention. Provides medically necessary intervention to patients who have social or emotional problems which are or are expected to be an impediment to the effective treatment of the patient's medical condition and/or rate of recovery. Additionally, provides these services in accordance with physician's orders. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides medically necessary social work intervention in accordance with physician's orders.

Assesses patient's psycho-social needs, plans for, evaluates and modifies interventions to meet the established patient goals.

Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient.

Facilitates patient referrals to community agencies when appropriate.

Provides financial counseling when necessary to achieve the treatment goals established by the multidisciplinary.

Assists patient/family/caregivers in planning for present and future psycho-social needs as related to the patient's current status and prognosis including terminal illness.

Adheres to all Amergis policies and procedures while providing services to patients.

Adheres to all Amergis expectations with regards to preparation and submission of required paperwork.

Observes and reports patient progress and/or changes in patient status to physician and appropriate multi-disciplinary team members.

May be asked to participate in Multi-disciplinary Patient Care Conference, PI Committees, Professional Advisory Board and Amergis in-services programs.

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Baccalaureate degree in Social Work (BSW) or Masters Degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education preferred

Minimum of one (1) year of social work experience in a health care environment in the last two years preferred

Current health certificate(as applicable by state regulation and/or client requirement)

Current PPD/TB or chest x-ray (as applicable by state regulation and/or client requirement)

Current BLS/CPR certification (Telephonic MSW only as applicable per state regulation and/or client requirement)

Computer proficiency required

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age

Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions. Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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