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Social Worker

Social Worker

Job Locations 
US-NC-Raleigh
US-NC-Durham
Category 
Clinical Delivery Field
Type 
FT, PT, PD
Posted Date 
3/21/2018
Job ID 
2018-1736

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Overview

The primary role of the Social Worker (SW) is to assist members & families/caregivers with coping with the social/emotional issues & practical arrangements related to the member’s current medical and functional status. The SW delivers functional, health status and age-appropriate care to the members, families and caregivers in accordance with policy & procedures & State/Federal regulations. The SW is a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team providing assessments, coordination, information & referral to community resources & other social work services.

Responsibilities

  • Completes psychosocial assessments and collaborates with members, families and caregivers to identify needs and implements plan
  • Provide psychodynamic interventions, crisis intervention, grief/bereavement counseling, problem solving, stress reduction and developing health coping strategies.
  • Identifies, facilitates and coordinates community, health care delivery system, governmental organization and other providers of services in support of member care needs
  • Provides counseling on disease acceptance and understanding
  • Responsible for contributing to the development & implementation of the member specific Plan of Care which assist members, families and caregivers in coping and/or restoring social, emotional, financial & environmental factors which have been affected by
  • Functions as part of the patient care team, attending the Interdisciplinary Care Team (ICT) meetings
  • Takes, reviews, evaluates & prioritizes written/oral referrals & maintains documentation.
  • Collaborates with internal and external resources
  • Discusses options of care proactively
  • Assist members in advocating for self

Qualifications

  • 3 years of social work experience (M.S.W. field work not included)
  • At least 2 years social work experience in a healthcare setting
  • Master’s Degree (MSW) in Social Work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education
  • LCSW or LMFT is preferred

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