The Medical Social Worker ensures that emotional and social needs of patients and their family's are met and maintained in accordance with facility guidelines and federal/state regulations. ethnic, religious, and cultural needs. The Medical Social Worker collaborates with other healthcare providers to assess and plan interventions that address any issues impacting the patient's recovery.
A. Current licensure in Texas as a Licensed Social Worker with aMasters in Social Work.
B. One to two years experience in socialservices in a hospital environment is desirable.
Ability to work competently with computer based charting and other clinical and non-clinical software programs. Adapts readily to change. Has good organizational skills. Reads and communicates coverage of details. Is familiar with federal, state, and local accreditation standards and requirements for social work. Willingness to advocate for patients when indicated. Must be able to operate office, effectively interacts with community resource agencies on behalf of our patients. Ability to remain effective in times of high stress. Educates others on the role of social work as needed.