FIND PERSONALIZED JOBS
Sign up to Zippia and discover your career options with your personalized career search.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.
APPLY NOW
Apply Now
×
FIND
PERSONALIZED JOBS

Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

CONTENT HAS
BEEN UNLOCKED
Close this window to view unlocked content
or
find interesting jobs in

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign Up

SIGN UP TO UNLOCK CONTENT

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign up to save the job and get personalized job recommendations.

Sign up to dismiss the job and get personalized job recommendations.

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Already have an account? Log in

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Company Saved

Answer a few questions and view jobs at that match your preferences.

Where do you want to work?

Job Saved

See your Saved Jobs now

or

find more interesting jobs in

Job Dismissed

Find better matching jobs in

Your search has been saved!

Top 50 Medical Social Worker Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Medical Social Worker. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Medical Social Worker resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.8% of Medical Social Worker resumes contained Treatment Plans as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Medical Social Worker actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Medical Social Worker

1. Treatment Plans
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Developed and facilitated treatment plans to ensure goals for Medicaid patient case management.
  • Fulfilled insurance guidelines of social work treatment plans and subsequent documentation.
  • Communicate with interdisciplinary team regarding patients needs and developing treatment plans.
  • Develop appropriate intervention/treatment plans to meet identified needs.
  • Partner with health care entities and outside agencies for the development, implementation, and evaluation of patient treatment plans.
  • Assessed, implemented, evaluated and adjusting treatment plans for patient in hospice and end of life care.
  • Educated clients and families about treatment plans, self care techniques, and prevention strategies.
  • Employed advanced practice methods in the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary team meeting for assessments, treatment plans, and referrals.
  • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in clients' status.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary teams to plan and implement patient treatment plans.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans.
  • Developed treatment plans and care team meeting assessments.
  • Provided psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and psychotherapy to adult/geriatric population.
  • Complete and review required paperwork for clients including, updated service plans, ICMPs, Treatment Plans, and court reports.
  • Assessed psychosocial needs of patients and their families and developed appropriate interventions and treatment plans to meet identified needs.
  • Conducted psychosocial assessments, documented findings, and developed treatment plans with monthly goals.
  • Perform as a multi-disciplinary team member, executing service delivery & treatment plans.
  • Function as a member of Interdisciplinary Team to develop and review treatment plans.
  • Educated patients about therapeutic treatment plans prior to discharge.

Show More

616 Treatment Plans Jobs

No jobs at selected location

2. Intake Assessments
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Intake Assessments is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Completed intake assessments, Coordinated and participated in interdisciplinary care conferences, and discharge planning process.
  • Completed intake assessments for admission to three psychiatric units including the use of mini-mental status exams.
  • Complete intake assessments as well as assist with discharge arrangements on referred cases.
  • Conducted in-depth intake assessments for admissions to the psychiatric hospital.
  • Completed intake assessments with clients and drafted plans following treatment.
  • Conducted Intake assessments, including all necessary opening paperwork (psychosocial assessment, financial and demographic forms, etc.)
  • Completed intake assessments and regular visits, coordinated volunteer program and 13 month bereavement program
  • Process Patient Intake Assessments, Identify appropriate resources to meet patient's psychosocial, financial and other needs related to healthcare.
  • Complete Intake Assessments and Treatment Plans with clients Provide Psychotherapy for clients one time per week Complete Progress Notes of appointments
  • Performed psychosocial initial Intake assessments Conducted Outpatient counseling Maintained a caseload of 65 patients
  • Conducted intake assessments Identified needs Accessed community resources Provided individual counseling

Show More

11 Intake Assessments Jobs

No jobs at selected location

3. Referrals
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Referrals is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provide referrals and collaborate with community agencies as needed.
  • Make referrals to other agencies/services as indicated.
  • Discharge planning and community referrals.
  • Provided referrals for patient follow-up.
  • Facilitate discharge planning including nursing home placements, bed to bed transfers, and homeless shelter referrals.
  • Accept social work referrals for Care of the Sick and Hospice populations from professional medical team.
  • Connect patients throughout the state of Indiana to valuable resources and make referrals as needed.
  • Provide individual, couple, and family counseling and make outside referrals as deemed appropriate.
  • Provided discharge planning services and referrals, including placement in skilled nursing care facilities.
  • Participate in weekly meetings to evaluate patient cases and determine the need for referrals.
  • Work with Elderly Protective Services in initiating and following through with referrals.
  • Assisted in referrals for community agencies as well as medical needs.
  • Discharge planning, and facilitated referrals to aftercare placement and services.
  • Provide resources and referrals to successfully fulfill plan of care.
  • Completed referrals to Hospice program as appropriate.
  • Complete assessments and referrals to Telepsychiatry services.
  • Key Accomplishments: All referrals done and completed in the appropriate time frame.
  • Monitor on-going services and make referrals to other community agencies.
  • Completed assessments and referrals for homebound clients.
  • Discharge Planning Utilization Review Community Referrals HONORS/ Received Four Year Full Tuition Scholarship

Show More

899 Referrals Jobs

No jobs at selected location

4. Hospice
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Hospice is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Completed interviews and social work assessments to determine the need and eligibility for services for home health and hospice patients.
  • Provide disease specific education to home health, nursing homes, and hospice agencies in Indiana.
  • Provide counseling to hospice staff and volunteers coping with work related grief through one-to-one counseling.
  • Covered 11 counties in East Texas, including eight home health agencies and two hospices.
  • Led workshops on advance directives and hospice care to local agencies and skilled nursing facilities.
  • Worked with the hospice team to provide the best possible care for patients and families.
  • Developed Social Work Hospice Liaison role at six Niagara County hospitals (2002-2007).
  • Coordinated with hospice agencies to provide care to those in need of hospice services.
  • Provide social work services and counseling to hospice patients, families and care givers.
  • Worked with the Volunteer Coordinator in selection of volunteers for Home Health/Hospice patients.
  • Facilitate transfers to inpatient psych, nursing homes, DME, Hospice, LTAC
  • Collaborate with Hospice team to provide a continuum of care for patients.
  • Appointed Social Worker to newly opened Hospice House (2007-2011).
  • Worked as a medical social worker in a community hospice agency.
  • Saw clients for hospice medical social work services.
  • Educate patients and families about Hospice services.
  • Provided psychosocial assessments, grief counseling, and bereavement intake for hospice patients and their families.
  • Assist hospice care team members to understand significant psychosocial and emotional factors related to care.
  • skilled nursing facilities, acute rehabs, LTACS, and Hospice.
  • Facilitate Bereavement Group for Hospice and Non-Hospice clients Provide referrals to group members Interface with Home Services and Hospice team

Show More

815 Hospice Jobs

No jobs at selected location

5. Crisis Intervention
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Demonstrated the ability to effectively manage an interview with a patient or their family to provide crisis intervention and/or community resources.
  • Provide crisis intervention, supportive counseling and trauma/grief counseling for patients and their families experiencing acute or chronic traumatic events.
  • Provide supportive counseling, crisis intervention, and discharge planning by collaborating with physicians and ancillary departments to identify needs.
  • Provided brief psychotherapy and crisis intervention of primarily low income patients at a community health clinic.
  • Provided discharge planning and crisis intervention on the physical rehabilitation unit primarily.
  • Provide emergency crisis intervention including crisis assessments, trauma, bereavement.
  • Performed case management, crisis intervention, counseling, education and referrals
  • Provided short-term counseling and crisis intervention services as necessary.
  • Provided emotional support, crisis intervention and psychiatric assessments.
  • Participate in crisis intervention and bereavement activities as needed.
  • Provide emotional support through counseling and crisis intervention to patients, families, and team members.
  • Home health evaluations and crisis intervention for patients in their homes receiving home care services.
  • Provided crisis intervention to patient and assist families dealing with the complexities of medical situation.
  • Provide crisis interventions and short term counseling to address behavioral health issues.
  • Engaged in crisis intervention, adjustment counseling, death and dying counseling.
  • Provide crisis intervention to family's and Patients after medical trauma.
  • Performed crisis intervention for patients, families and the Interdisciplinary Group.
  • Provide crisis intervention and support to patients and their family.
  • Provided psychosocial counseling and crisis intervention.
  • Provide psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, referrals and information to patients and families.

Show More

1,069 Crisis Intervention Jobs

No jobs at selected location

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary
6. Anticipatory Grief
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Anticipatory Grief is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Assess patients and family physical, psychological, social, environmental factors relating to terminal disease and anticipatory grief.
  • Provided clinical interventions with patients and their families, including crisis intervention, anticipatory grief work and supportive counseling.
  • Educate patient and/or family regarding grieving process and provide emotional support throughout grieving process, including anticipatory grief.
  • Served as technical expert with bereavement services while assisting families with individual grief support and anticipatory grief.
  • Provided supportive visits and anticipatory grief counseling.
  • Counseled for anticipatory grief/ bereavement issues.
  • Provide education regarding end-of-life issues such as signs and symptoms of the dying process, disease progression and anticipatory grief reactions.
  • Provide anticipatory grief and adjustment counseling for a caseload of 35-50 hospice patients and their families.
  • Provided anticipatory grief support to Hospice patients and families if deemed appropriate by the IDG.
  • Educate and counsel on anticipatory grief, bereavement, and end of life decisions.
  • Assist patients and their families with anticipatory grief, loss and the dying process.
  • Provided anticipatory grief support and education to children witnessing the decline of a parent.
  • Monitored patient and family wellbeing and ability to cope through declining health and anticipatory grief.
  • Provided psychosocial assessment and overall patient & family support and anticipatory grief therapy.
  • Completed psychosocial and anticipatory grief assessments upon admission.
  • Assisted with pre-bereavement/anticipatory grief needs i.e.
  • Provided psychosocial assessments, supportive counseling, education about death & dying, anticipatory grief and advance directives.
  • Provide counseling and support for anticipatory grief, provide support groups for bereavement and caregiving.
  • Initiated a anticipatory grief care plan.
  • Utilized multidisciplinary assessments for patient s and family s psychosocial needs, while simultaneously providing pre-bereavement / anticipatory grief counseling.

Show More

1 Anticipatory Grief Jobs

No jobs at selected location

7. Social Services
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Social Services is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Participated in hospital in-service education programs to integrate social services with other hospital departments.
  • Documented social services provided in the patient/family record.
  • Referred indigent clients to various agencies including the Department of Social Services and the Social Security Administration for assistance with services.
  • Acted as liaison between health plan and Department of Foster Care Social services regarding to covered benefits and services
  • Document social services provided and or report any suspect abuse or neglect for child or elderly population.
  • Provide case management, social services, and discharge planning daily to international patients.
  • Identify and refer to outside resources for additional social services and support.
  • Delivered social services to a variety of departments throughout the facility.
  • Assist client with completing applications for social services and community resources.
  • Represented social services at various marketing ceremonies acting as guest speaker.
  • Coordinate the Social Services discharge and home care planning process.
  • Developed the policies and procedures for the Social Services Department.
  • Provide social services in a medical setting.
  • Collaborated with Social Services and charitable organizations to provide health care services for uninsured and underinsured patients.
  • Provided social services to orthopedically and neurologically impaired children and their families.
  • Provided Social Services in all departments of the hospital Created and developed the Social Services program for the new Open Heart Unit
  • Delivered wide range of psychosocial services to terminally ill patients and their families through ongoing assessments.
  • Worked with a medical team to provide social services to homebound patients.
  • Maintain clinical records of all clients receiving psychosocial services.
  • Mar 2003 to Sep 2003 Services included providing an array of psychosocial services to terminally ill patients and their families.

Show More

809 Social Services Jobs

No jobs at selected location

8. Health Care
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Health Care is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Collaborate with physicians and other health care providers regarding patient evaluations.
  • Served as liaison between patients and health care providers to establish and maintain a mutual understanding and cooperation regarding patient care.
  • Provided Case Management services to medically frail and high risk members in order to reduce hospitalizations and reduce health care costs.
  • Coordinate discharge planning for patients who need nursing home placements; palliative/hospice care; acute rehab, and home health care.
  • Provided assistance with funeral planning and preparation for end-of-life including fiscal, legal, and health care decisions and directives.
  • Assist patient s families with funeral planning, advanced care planning, fiscal, legal and health care decisions.
  • Contribute as a health care team member to the development of a comprehensive Plan of Care for patients.
  • Documented social work activities in the patient's records to facilitate communication among health care team members.
  • Communicated with health care professionals in regard to the nature of patient's social and psychological needs.
  • Provide diagnostic impressions on case histories and clinical assessment to other health care staff when appropriate.
  • Assist families with eligibility determination process for Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program.
  • Completed in home assessments of home health care patients and provided therapeutic counseling when needed.
  • Worked in close partnership with physicians and health care professionals for patient evaluation and treatment.
  • Provided assessments, case management, and recommendations for persons receiving home health care
  • Facilitated nationally-attended HRSA webinar regarding the behavioral health needs of transgender patients in primary health care.
  • Attend weekly team meetings to collaborate with other health care providers ( nurses, physical therapist, etc.)
  • Conduct home visits to assess the psychosocial, developmental and physical needs of children with special health care needs.
  • Make recommendations for additional home health care services and community services in a timely manner.
  • Conducted marketing and physicin education regarding home health care 32.
  • Full Time - 40 hours a week Assist primary health care providers in recognizing and treating mental disorders and psychosocial problems.

Show More

2,514 Health Care Jobs

No jobs at selected location

9. Emotional Support
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Emotional Support is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provide emotional support during times of bereavement.
  • Charged with addressing various patient needs including emotional support, resource planning, and life review toward meaning-making at end-of-life.
  • Visited each patient a minimum of twice a month for emotional support, education and to improve quality of life.
  • Offer emotional support to patients and their families in coping with decline in condition and life transition.
  • Develop Care Plan addressing identified issues while providing social and emotional support to patient and family.
  • Provide emotional support, encouragement, and grief counseling to patients and caregivers.
  • Provided significant emotional support and appropriate counseling in the death and dying process.
  • Provide brief counseling and emotional support; assist with navigating hospital resources.
  • Assist patients and families with coping skills and provide emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support for families of patients needing hospice care.
  • Provided emotional support, grief counseling, and referrals.
  • Provide emotional support to hospice patients and their families.
  • Provide emotional support to patients and family members.
  • Provided emotional support to families in crisis.
  • Offer emotional support to families and patients.
  • Provide emotional support and brief psychosocial counseling to patients.
  • Provide emotional support, end-of-life counseling, grief counseling and case management to patients, families and loved ones
  • Conduct Assessments Allocate coomunity resources Provide emotional support Assist with filling out paper work for DPOA and assistance
  • Performed intensive psychosocial evaluations to patients seeking a Heart/Lung transplant, assumed responsibility for providing patients with psychosocial and emotional support.
  • Conduct Assessment Provide emotional support Counseling Community resources Person Centered Planning Coordinate services with other agencies

Show More

21 Emotional Support Jobs

No jobs at selected location

10. Medical Records
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Medical Records is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Completed necessary medical records documentation electronically.
  • Maintained electronic medical records, assuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with regulations, certification standards, legal and ethical standards.
  • Coordinate all patient/family services and maintain thorough and accurate electronic medical records.
  • Documented in medical records as per hospital and department policy.
  • Utilized electronic medical records to review and document patient information.
  • Analyzed and provided accurate updates to medical records.
  • Maintain compliance with electronic medical records.
  • Requested medical records from previous providers.
  • Maintain documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Documented patient/family status and history, diagnosis, treatment plan, evaluation results, observations and progress in medical records.
  • Provided cumulative reviews of patient information obtained from physician, staff and medical records to determine patient needs.
  • Review medical records on all referred patients for history, level of care, and current needs.
  • Maintain patient electronic medical records for social work (EPIC).
  • Document all contacts into a database system based medical records.
  • Document accurately and timely patients' medical records using EMR.
  • Maintained electronic medical records (EMR) for all clients.
  • Navigate PDA, used for documentation and medical records.
  • Charted to Medicare guidelines in Allscripts electronic medical records.
  • Linked to community resources Arranged transportation as needed Charting and documenting in medical records
  • Support IT Department as a trainer for the enterprise-wide electronic medical records program (Allscripts)

Show More

63 Medical Records Jobs

No jobs at selected location

11. Mental Health
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Mental Health is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Arranged appropriate placements to nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers and mental health facilities.
  • Initiated/completed petitioning process for the purpose of involuntary mental health treatment.
  • Conducted mental health assessment with inpatient medical veteran patients.
  • Provide therapeutic mental health counseling.
  • Provided comprehensive discharge planning for patients on intensive units, mental health units, and regular medical units.
  • Facilitate bi-weekly groups on a Mental Health, Anger Management, Self Esteem, and Daily Life Skills.
  • Work with primary health care provider to refer cases to mental health specialists as appropriate.
  • Followed up on Board of Mental Health Documentation, and placed on chart when available.
  • Coordinated mental health services (inpatient and outpatient) for patients requiring immediate treatment.
  • Perform mental health risk assessments and coordinate appropriate follow up services.
  • Assess & referral mental health patients to appropriate level of service.
  • Provided mental health counseling and guidance to adolescent and young mothers.
  • Served as mental health liaison for psychiatrists and clinicians.
  • Provided services for all inpatient medical and mental health units
  • Provide suicide assessments and inpatient mental health screenings.
  • Address mental health needs of patients and families.
  • Referred patients for supplemental mental health services.
  • Maintained department of mental health records.
  • Contacted Medicaid or insurance company for preauthorization and utilization review for mental health services to be provided.
  • Provide crisis management/mental health assessments Arrange for appropriate discharge plans Collaborate with interdisciplinary clinical teams Refer patients to community resources

Show More

4,458 Mental Health Jobs

No jobs at selected location

12. Community Outreach
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Community Outreach is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provided networking, marketing and community outreach/education to all continuum of care resources in Kansas City and surrounding areas.
  • Shared areas of expertise and initiated interdisciplinary referrals including community outreach regarding end of life care issues.
  • Provided networking, marketing and community outreach/education to all continuum of care resources in Sussex County.
  • Offered bereavement counseling to loved ones and participated in community outreach and educational programs.
  • Contributed to organizational improvements, client-service processes, and community outreach and prevention.
  • Coordinated community outreach/education and marketing with physicians and community partners.
  • Facilitate support groups and community outreach programs.
  • Spearheaded and conducted community outreach efforts.
  • Participated in community outreach programs.
  • Participate in the NHPCO s National Cultural Diversity Council and The Denver Hospice's Community Outreach Council.
  • Case management, program development, community outreach and services, discharge planning, and electronic documentation.
  • Conduct community outreach and education about hospice, home health and end of life needs.
  • Serve on Cancer Committee and participate in Cancer Conference, and Cancer Committee Community Outreach.
  • Provided community outreach and education about hospice, grief/loss, and death and dying.
  • Participated in developments of multi-disciplinary care plans with a focus on short-term treatment, discharge planning and community outreach.
  • Educated other staff regarding policies and evaluated effectiveness of policies Co-facilitated a community outreach adolescent grief support group.
  • licensed LGSW) Social Worker/Community Outreach Specialist Supervisory: Previous supervisory experience.

Show More

27 Community Outreach Jobs

No jobs at selected location

13. Patient Care
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Patient Care is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Participate in multidisciplinary rounds to discuss patient and obtain medical information relevant to patient care needs.
  • Coordinated patient care within an interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Participate in daily care plan rounding on the units offering updates, insight and education of patient care coordination status and process
  • Collaborated with local hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, RCFE's and families to identify ways to improve patient care delivery.
  • Served as a member of the management team and interdisciplinary team in identifying and resolving barriers to patient care.
  • Utilized consultation data and social work experience to plan and coordinate client or patient care to ensure service efficacy.
  • Served on the Social Work Month Committee, Patient Care Satisfaction Team and Stroke Committee and support group.
  • Completed patient care plans, assessments, monthly/quarterly reviews, and administered quality of life surveys.
  • Completed comprehensive assessment of patient care needs, abilities, resources, and barriers to care.
  • Developed detailed short and long-term plans for patient care facilitation while in the hospital after discharge.
  • Coordinated patient care plans, case conferences with other involved nurses and motor therapists.
  • Coordinated patient care between physicians, therapists, outside agencies and family members.
  • Provide clinical staff training to insure meeting individual patient care.
  • Evaluate patient care plans with primary care team.
  • Consulted with other medical staff regarding patient care issues
  • Facilitate support group for patient care-givers and spouses.
  • Conducted psychosocial assessments and documentation on patient care according to company policy and regulations.
  • Assess patient care needs/psychosocial factors and establish mutual goals with patient and/or caregivers for a comprehensive plan of car including discharge.
  • Explain to patients and/or families their insurance benefits, pre-certification of patient care and completing all admission requirements.
  • Provide patient care at the IU ALS Multi-disciplinary Clinic.

Show More

1,253 Patient Care Jobs

No jobs at selected location

14. Emergency Room
demand arrow
high Demand
Here's how Emergency Room is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Responded to Emergency Room crisis and provided necessary interventions.
  • Provide crisis intervention and substance abuse services to over 200 hundred patients in the Emergency Room and hospital as a whole.
  • Interact with emergency room patients and their families regarding issues impacting patients' emotional and physical health.
  • Lead investigations for emergency room admissions related to domestic violence, sex abuse and elder abuse.
  • Conducted assessments in the Emergency Room, providing community resources and assisting ER staff with P.E.C.
  • Worked in the Emergency Room and provided crisis intervention to this patient population and their families.
  • Offered patients access to affordable medications, which curtailed frequent use of the emergency room.
  • Assess patients and families in a variety of populations, including the emergency room setting.
  • Performed psychiatric (psycho-social) assessments for consumers in crisis in the emergency room.
  • Experience on various medical units including the Critical Care Unit and Emergency Room.
  • Weekend Social Worker responsible for full coverage of hospital except Emergency room.
  • Provided emergency room and hospital on-call coverage for a 260 bed facility.
  • Discharge planning, community referrals, aftercare, Emergency Room referrals.
  • Provide on call response to emergency room patients and families.
  • Provide Social Work Coverage for Hospital and Emergency Room.
  • Covered the medical and psychiatric emergency room as needed.
  • Initiated social work services in hospital emergency room.
  • Provided coverage in Emergency Room.
  • Staffed in the Medical/Surgical Units, Adult Critical Care Unit and Emergency Room providing psychosocial assessment of patients.
  • Completed psychosocial assessment on patients in emergency room that were being admitted to the hospital.

Show More

20 Emergency Room Jobs

No jobs at selected location

15. Substance Abuse
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Completed voluntary and involuntary mental health placements, completed detox and substance abuse placements directly from Emergency Department.
  • Facilitated Spanish speaking groups focused on mental health and substance abuse recovery.
  • Coordinated and implemented outpatient substance abuse services to the community.
  • Provided substance abuse and chemical dependency counseling.
  • Support diverse clients including those who have mental health and substance abuse issues, as well as long duration of incarceration.
  • Plan and conduct programs to combat social problems, prevent substance abuse, or improve community health and counseling services.
  • Worked with various populations including victims of crime, DV, abuse, trauma, substance abuse, homelessness.
  • Assisted with discharge planning regarding long term and short-term, inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment.
  • Coordinated and facilitated Discharge Planning, Nursing Home Placement and Mental Health and Substance Abuse placements.
  • Utilize the DSM-V and other diagnostic instruments to assess patient with substance abuse/dependency issues.
  • Used motivational interviewing while working patients through various stages of substance abuse.
  • Supplied crisis intervention and substance abuse services to patients in the community.
  • Provided mental health and substance abuse evaluations for high risk patients.
  • Provide discharge planning to Substance Abuse (Detox) Patients.
  • Accessed the need for substance abuse and mental health consultations.
  • Completed psychosocial and evaluations for critical patients, and patients in need of long term mental health of substance abuse services.
  • Provide counseling for individuals and families with mental health, financial, substance abuse and social adjustment issues.
  • Screened patients on in-patient medical unit for suicidality, mental illness, and substance abuse.
  • Discharge Planning * Participated in an Interdisciplinary treatment team * Provided substance abuse counseling and harm reduction counseling
  • Discharge Planning Crisis Intervention Insurance Counseling and Intervention Psychological Assessments and Psychiatric Referrals Substance Abuse Counseling, Intervention and Referrals

Show More

1,646 Substance Abuse Jobs

No jobs at selected location

16. Terminal Illness
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Terminal Illness is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Assessed psycho-social, emotional and economic factors relevant to patient/family functioning in dealing with a terminal illness.
  • Provided individual and family counseling for those facing terminal illness.
  • Provide counseling to help patients cope w/ acute/chronic/terminal illnesses.
  • Assess emotional factors related to terminal illness.
  • Linked patients and their families to community resources to alleviate the stress and hardships related to coping with a terminal illness.
  • Complete initial, monthly and as needed assessments for patient's with terminal illnesses to assess coping skills and needs.
  • Evaluated the psychological and social condition of new patients and families; related to the patient's terminal illness.
  • Utilized all available resources to assist patient and families to live better within the limitations of the terminal illness.
  • Assess patient/family social and emotional factors in order to estimate their potential to cope with terminal illness and death.
  • Assist members of health care team in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to patients with terminal illness.
  • Provided individuals and families with psycho-social support needed to cope with chronic, acute or terminal illnesses.
  • Assist physician and other team members in understanding social and emotional factors related to terminal illness.
  • Support patients and families dealing with ethical issues, disability and terminal illness.
  • Assess hospice patient/family to estimate capacity to cope with terminal illness and death.
  • Empathized & assisted patients and family members in coping with terminal illness.
  • Assess the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers in relation to identified chronic / terminal illness and environment.
  • Completed psychosocial assessment for individuals and families with terminal illnesses.
  • Conducted psychosocial assessments and supportive counseling to increase coping with chronic, acute or terminal illness, grief and bereavement.
  • Conducted evaluations of patients with terminal illness and family members in terms of coping with medical stress.
  • Assess the psychosocial needs of patient s and families with regards to terminal illnesses.

Show More

70 Terminal Illness Jobs

No jobs at selected location

17. Support Groups
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Support Groups is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Facilitate support groups and provide education on Alzheimer's/Dementia at surrounding facilities to families and members of the local community.
  • Facilitated support groups, provided community education, assisted with volunteer and staff training.
  • Conducted psycho-educational seminars and facilitated support groups on a variety of topics.
  • Offered and facilitated support groups and bereavement counseling.
  • Facilitated caregiver and staff support groups.
  • Implemented and facilitated support groups.
  • Organized support groups and counseled family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with and supporting the patient.
  • Facilitated grief support groups to counsel patients and families in understanding, and dealing with illness and loss.
  • Conducted weekly support groups focusing on effective communication, ADL/IADL functioning, and healthy coping skills.
  • Provided grief counseling services to individuals, couples, and families and facilitated support groups.
  • Provide Bereavement Services and support groups to families and members of the surrounding community.
  • Develop and facilitate weekly support groups for HIV/AIDS patients and active Substance users.
  • Facilitate support groups for victims of domestic violence and trauma.
  • Facilitated grief support groups to assist families with bereavement issues.
  • Lead family support groups and ICU nursing support groups.
  • Lead and manage support groups throughout the state.
  • Conducted support groups for HIV+ individuals.
  • Consulted with physicians, facilitated patient and staff support groups and coordinated multi-disciplinary patient care conferences.
  • Maintained various grief support groups and seminars for those grieving in the community)'.
  • Conducted and facilitated behavioral health assessments and support groups Connected clients to various community resources (e.g.

Show More

344 Support Groups Jobs

No jobs at selected location

18. Social Workers
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Social Workers is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Developed relationships with other clinical services within VAMC including inpatient social workers, outpatient social workers and extended care support personnel.
  • Participate in clinical supervision and evaluate other social workers yearly performance.
  • Assisted subordinate medical social workers with their caseloads.
  • Participate in the hiring and training process of company applicants, including, but not limited to divisional social workers.
  • Coordinate with medical director, nurses, social workers and chaplain working together to provide continuity of care.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with hospital social workers and case managers as appropriate to insure continuity of care.
  • Maintained open communication between UR staff, MD, RN staff, and unit Social Workers.
  • Collaborated in the design of a new Preceptor Role and guided a team of Social Workers.
  • Led morning daily rounds with four teams of physicians, nurses, and social workers.
  • Collaborate with doctors, nurses, social workers, and child protective service workers.
  • Interviewed, selected, trained, supervised, and evaluated five medical social workers.
  • Introduced GRACE to the inpatient social workers who care for Geriatric patients at VAMC.
  • Attended rounds: that included doctors, social workers, and other medical staff.
  • Provided supervision to social workers and student interns within the Care Management Department.
  • Assisted in developing standards of practice for social workers.
  • Trained and supervised two Social Workers in similar positions.
  • Mentor new social workers during their training period.
  • Conduct Medicare Important Message (IM) audits to ensure that hospital social workers were following Medicare protocol.
  • Interfaced with social workers, nursing homes and other healthcare professionals.
  • Case Management, reassessments, Flow Sheets/ psychosocial Assessments, Supervisor of Social Workers, Family/ Individual Counseling and group therapy.

Show More

386 Social Workers Jobs

No jobs at selected location

19. ICU
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how ICU is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Developed protocol for social workers facilitating family/interdisciplinary team conferences for ICU patients on ventilators at 10 day point.
  • Case management/care coordination, particularly for individuals with chronic and/or complex medical and mental health conditions.
  • Attended weekly meetings with hospital administrators, discussed managed care and patient issues for problem solving difficult patient discharges.
  • Provided social work services to children and their parents on the Pediatric and Pediatric ICU units.
  • Assist students in integrating practicum learning with the broad signature perspective of the social work profession.
  • Provide short term strength based therapy to patients and their families in a multicultural environment.
  • Case Management D/C Risk Assessments performed on all patients in ICU and Telemetry units.
  • Trained and assisted with the implementation of Thrive Wellness and Treatment Adherence curriculum.
  • Screened NICU patients for referrals to Early Steps for early intervention and therapy.
  • Provided counseling, support and direction to families of ICU patients.
  • Completed a practicum there from 1/87 to 5/87 for my M.S.W.
  • Target person for difficult cases to help reduce length of stay.
  • Provided daily counseling to parents of babies in the NICU.
  • Solicited advice and guidance from senior personnel and other experts when difficult or atypical situations developed.
  • Developed training curriculum and facilitated community trainings on Hospice related topics.
  • Conduct rotations in MICU/CVICU, NICU, Labor and Delivery, Emergency Department, Telemetry, Med/Surg, and acute rehab.
  • Organize and facilitate family activities in the NICU such as game night, sibling night, and Scrapbooking Group.
  • Delivered social work services in inpatient/outpatient settings (med/surg units, ICU, pediatrics, ED.)
  • Participated on the ICU for Neonates Treatment Team Worked with the families of the ICU Neonates Out-patient treatment with adults and families
  • Assisted in implementing a hospital wide "difficult discharge committee" which focused on patients with challenging psychosocial barriers to discharge.

Show More

5 ICU Jobs

No jobs at selected location

20. Durable Medical Equipment
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Durable Medical Equipment is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Coordinated home health and community resource referrals for supportive services and durable medical equipment.
  • Provide assistance with medications and durable medical equipment.
  • Measured patients and ordered durable medical equipment.
  • Order durable medical equipment, arrange for respite care, referral to necessary community resources, advocate for consumers as necessary.
  • Arranged transfers to nursing homes and rehab facilities, transportation home, durable medical equipment and supplies upon patients discharge.
  • Arranged postoperative care at home via home care, durable medical equipment, hospice care, meals on wheels etc.
  • Included in this is arranging services to ensure safe discharges home such as Durable Medical Equipment and Home Health.
  • Generated referrals to various community agencies including hospice, nursing facilities, durable medical equipment and home health.
  • Coordinated discharge planning by setting up home health services, durable medical equipment and nursing home placement.
  • Discharge planning including securing home health, durable medical equipment, and outpatient services.
  • Set up home health care, durable medical equipment, and conducted readmission audits.
  • Provide counseling and arrange durable medical equipment as needed at time of discharge.
  • Referred patients to home health care agencies and ordered durable medical equipment.
  • Order durable medical equipment needed to foster the rehabilitation process post discharge.
  • Set up durable medical equipment and home health care hen needed.
  • Assisted in filling Home Health and Durable Medical Equipment prescriptions.
  • Obtain orders for home oxygen and durable medical equipment.
  • Arrange durable medical equipment for home use.
  • Ordered durable medical equipment for discharge.
  • Refer families to appropriate community resources and arrange home health and durable medical equipment in a timely manner.

Show More

30 Durable Medical Equipment Jobs

No jobs at selected location

21. Bereavement Support
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Bereavement Support is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provided community education on Hospice Services, Advanced Directives and grief/bereavement support groups.
  • Conducted Bereavement Risk Assessments and provided Bereavement Support to grieving families.
  • Provided counseling and facilitation for three grief and bereavement support groups
  • Provided grief counseling and bereavement support to individuals and families.
  • Developed, organized, and facilitated bereavement support groups.
  • Provided bereavement support to families following immediate loss.
  • Co-created and facilitated bereavement support group.
  • Provided bereavement support and counseling.
  • Facilitate biweekly bereavement support groups.
  • Inform and link to community resources, including Final Arrangements, and offer Bereavement support services.
  • Provided grief and bereavement support to patients and families coping with death and dying issues.
  • Provided bereavement support for those who had experienced the loss of a loved one.
  • Offer bereavement support and follow up care for the family.
  • Provided psychosocial and bereavement supportive services for patient and families.
  • Organized and Co-facilitated bereavement support groups and psychoeducational groups.
  • Provided psychosocial assessment, end-of life counseling and case management to terminally ill patients and bereavement support to their families.
  • Linked patients and families to key services such as volunteer and bereavement support Oriented new social workers to the organization.
  • Completed Bereavement Assessments for all patients and families, And assisted with bereavement support, as needed.
  • Created programs for and facilitated children's' bereavement support group and yearly bereavement camp.
  • Make home visits to assess families pre-bereavement support needs.

Show More

14 Bereavement Support Jobs

No jobs at selected location

22. Support Services
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Support Services is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provided case management, counseling, and support services to chronically and terminally ill patients living in community-based settings
  • Organized educational programs on hospice and offered grief- and caregiver-support services for the general community.
  • Collaborated within a multidisciplinary team to formulate treatment plans Mobile AIDS Support Services
  • Consulted with a variety of facility educational and support services.
  • Assisted patients and/or family members with funeral arrangements, obtaining in-home support services, and other community resources.
  • Provided social work support services to inpatients on Hospice, OB/GYN, pediatric units and outpatient OB clinic.
  • Provide in-home counseling, social support services, advanced illness management to home bound patients.
  • Provided direct patient care including support services, case management, and crisis intervention.
  • Provide support services to hospice patients and their families on an individualized basis.
  • Complete referrals for community resources, including in-home support services and meal assistance.
  • Assisted patients in crisis situations, connecting them with outside support services.
  • Collaborated with community agencies to provide resources and support services to families.
  • Provide education and support services to patients, families, and staff.
  • Conduct individual / group therapy, and educational / support services.
  • Coordinated community support services in accordance with treatment and discharge plan.
  • Establish and present prevention support services for the population.
  • Offer various support services to families in need.
  • Provide counseling and support services as needed.
  • Coordinated grief support services for families.
  • Completed psychosocial assessments on all children and their families, and referred to appropriate resources and support services as indicated.

Show More

197 Support Services Jobs

No jobs at selected location

23. Palliative Care
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Palliative Care is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provided education and information on palliative care to patients considering hospice.
  • Involved in growth and development of pediatric hospice/palliative care program
  • Provided clinical counseling and palliative care services for patients and their caregivers at end stage of life in a hospital setting.
  • Educate patients about various stages of illnesses, related to their diagnosis and prognosis, while considering palliative care options.
  • Initial social worker selected to start palliative care program and establish roles and responsibilities in community and hospital settings.
  • Provided supportive counseling and utilized psycho-educational approach re: death and dying, aging, disability and palliative care.
  • Provide social work services for patients and families who have been referred to the palliative care program.
  • Provide care consistent with National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization standards of practice for hospice programs.
  • Provided hospice education to families; followed up on palliative care referrals.
  • Provided services throughout the entire hospital, including hospice and palliative care.
  • Designed social work role and objectives in new palliative care program.
  • Field based clinician for the hospice and palliative care programs.
  • Served on Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region Ethics Committee.
  • Coordinated and provided discharge planning and palliative care to patients.
  • Completed 4 week training in Palliative Care Social Work.
  • Facilitate family meetings for discharge planning and palliative care.
  • Educated community on palliative care issues.
  • Facilitated palliative care discussions, initiated conservatorships, and assisted with placement.
  • Provide assessment, psychoeducation and coordination of End of Life (EOL), services including Palliative Care & Hospice.
  • Input MDS 3.0 resident assessment forms following interviews Arranging palliative care meetings and disciplines with families Intake evaluations and assessments

Show More

75 Palliative Care Jobs

No jobs at selected location

24. Oncology
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Oncology is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provided social work services and discharge planning for medical/oncology department; facilitated weekly cancer support group for Cancer Care patients and families
  • Worked with a complex interdisciplinary team facilitating treatment for patients on medical floors including oncology, dialysis, cardiac and maternity.
  • Provided counseling and discharge planning to patients on medical, oncology and surgical telemetry units and wrote up psycho-social assessments.
  • Provided medical social services in several inpatient departments, including orthopedics, oncology, emergency, and inpatient rehabilitation.
  • Provide social work intervention on neurological, pulmonary, oncology, orthopedic and skilled nursing facility units.
  • Worked as a caseworker in a team-based approach on maternity and oncology units
  • Worked primarily medical/surgical and oncology floors with on-call responsibilities to entire hospital.
  • Trained and worked telemetry, medical/surgical, emergency department, oncology.
  • Participated in local oncology meetings and cancer support group.
  • Facilitated after-hours oncology support group.
  • Provided Clinical Social Work services on Medical/Surgical Units and Specialty units such as Oncology, Pediatrics and Renal Transplant and Psychiatry.
  • Managed discharge planning for Medical / Surgery, Oncology, Family Birthplace, and the Outpatient Cancer Care Center.
  • Provide psychotherapy services to patients & families: Emergency, Medicine, Oncology and Intensive Care Units.
  • Presented workshop at professional seminar on treatment of the oncology patient in a group setting.
  • Initiated and implemented continuous discharge planning for patients on the medical and oncology units.
  • Work in outpatient oncology and inpatient hospital units (float).
  • Coordinated and provided inpatient and outpatient services to individual oncology, hospice, and radiation oncology patients and their families .
  • Performed psychosocial assessments for patients in Intensive Care, Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, and oncology units.
  • Case Management: Ensured timely discharge for patients on med/surg, telemetry, oncology, and geriatric services.
  • float pool position) on the Oncology and Psychiatric units.

Show More

13 Oncology Jobs

No jobs at selected location

25. Acute Care
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Acute Care is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Managed adult inpatient acute care medical/surgical units with emphasis on discharge planning, resource mobilization, and supportive counseling.
  • Provided discharge planning and care coordination services within an acute care and emergency department environment.
  • Provided medical social work services at the acute care center and provided end of life support to patients and families.
  • Managed all social work and discharge planning needs for acute care patients in a 130-bed medical facility on weekends.
  • Provided social work and discharge planning services to patients, promoting utilization and a seamless transition to post-acute care.
  • Assist patients in discharge planning to nursing homes, acute rehab hospitals, or long-term acute care hospitals.
  • Provided Social Work assessment and referral to adult and pediatric patients in an acute care hospital setting.
  • Home visits and liaison services for patients in skilled nursing facilities and acute care facilities.
  • Plan and arrange all aspects of hospital care and discharge to other post-acute care facilities.
  • Provided case management and medical social services in short-term acute care hospital.
  • Provided services to the Renal, Acute Care and Chemical Dependency Units.
  • Provided crisis counseling to patients hospitalized in an acute care setting.
  • Participated in a Case Management Pilot in the acute care hospital.
  • Covered general medical unit in an acute care setting.
  • Assessed patients and families in an acute care setting.
  • Coordinated transfers to other acute care facilities.
  • Conducted psychosocial assessments & coordinated discharge planning on acute care unit
  • FORT MYERS, FL Regional trauma health system providing acute care services to over 1 million patients annually.
  • Sole Medical Social Worker for 104 bed Acute Care Hospital Perform Psycho-Social assessments.
  • Facilitated in-state, out- of- state and overseas referrals for on-going care post acute care discharge.

Show More

167 Acute Care Jobs

No jobs at selected location

26. Hospital Staff
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Hospital Staff is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Communicate with hospital staff regarding immediate patient needs.
  • Interact with variety of people including department staff, patients, families, community resources other hospital staff & physicians.
  • Coordinated and facilitated discharge plans by educating families, patients and hospital staff on available resources.
  • Consult with physicians, patients, hospital staff, and family members to identify patient needs.
  • Assist hospital staff deal with cases of abuse and neglect and report cases to appropriate agencies/authorities.
  • Provided on-call assistance to hospital staff on a 24 hour basis for efficient crisis intervention.
  • Provided grief counseling to hospital staff, patients and families during the grief process.
  • Demonstrated courtesy, empathy and friendliness to residents, families and hospital staff.
  • Provided teaching and consultation to hospital staff and community groups.
  • Collaborated with hospital staff in meeting needs of patient.
  • Communicate with all hospital staff regarding patient care.
  • Assisted hospital staff with discharge and treatment plans.
  • Provided case consultation to physicians and hospital staff.
  • Serve as a resource to hospital staff and physicians regarding emotional, social, and psychosocial components of patient illness.
  • Provide clinical support, education, and crisis intervention to patients, their families, and other hospital staff.
  • Work closely with hospital staff including medicine, nursing, dietician, and physical and occupational therapy
  • Served as a liason between hospice organization and hospital staff to ensure continuity of care.
  • Major involvement with Palomar, Pomerado, and Tri-City hospital staff, including case managers and hospitalists in hospital setting
  • Provide clinical social work services Work closely with hospital staff to address the psychosocial concerns of patients and families.
  • Provided consultation to physicians and hospital staff on psychosocial, bioethical, and discharge issues.

Show More

12 Hospital Staff Jobs

No jobs at selected location

27. Counsel
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Counsel is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Counseled patients exhibiting social and emotional difficulty thereby affecting their health status.
  • Provided supportive counseling sessions to patients/families involving crisis management and conflict resolution.
  • Supported caregivers and family members by providing supportive counseling services.
  • Provided supportive/grief counseling and bereavement follow-up.
  • Provided patient and family counseling.
  • Provided patient education, counseling, and referrals to assist patients with End Stage Renal disease maintain desired quality of life.
  • Provide counseling and support through home visits, Clinic visits, support group meetings, and online and telephone appointments.
  • Instruct and counsel patients and families in treating and coping with social and emotional response connected with the illness.
  • Complete assessment to determine client needs to remain safely in the home and/or need for counseling and supportive services.
  • Explained hospice services to patients and families, providing support and counseling from diagnosis to death.
  • Assess for normal, complicated or traumatic grief and provide bereavement counseling as appropriate.
  • Provided support, assisted patient and family with personal affairs, grief counseling.
  • Provided short-term counseling to patients and families in the hospital setting.
  • Provided mental health counseling to patients as needed.
  • Advance Directives counseling for patients and family members.
  • Provided grief counseling and for families.
  • Provide psychosocial counseling and support to the patient/family experiencing emotional, social and economic conflict.
  • Counseled patients and family members suffering from anxiety and depression.
  • Assist with the transition process and counsels newly admitted residents and their families discussing problems, needs, and anxieties.
  • full time) Counseled dialysis patients in their effort to adjust to chronic illness and associated losses.

Show More

424 Counsel Jobs

No jobs at selected location

28. Financial Assistance
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Financial Assistance is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Determine eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid programs and made referrals to state programs for financial assistance.
  • Arranged financial assistance, coordinated community resources and developed individual treatment plans for clients.
  • Chaired several departmental committees, which include Medical Financial Assistance, Education and Transportation.
  • Explore options with patient/family related to financial assistance.
  • Determine clients' eligibility for financial assistance.
  • Assist families obtain needed services such as Medicaid, Medicaid Waiver, food stamps and financial assistance through various community programs.
  • Assist patients with finding the appropriate city, state and federal programs for financial assistance if needed.
  • Supplied referral information to end of life patients in reference to social, emotional and financial assistance.
  • Assist with obtaining financial assistance to meet the medical costs incurred by their medical treatment needs.
  • Evaluated the financial needs of each patient/family & made appropriate interventions for financial assistance.
  • Provided information to patients and families on financial assistance programs and resources.
  • Collaborate with local resources for financial assistance, food delivery, transportation.
  • Arrange transportation, and financial assistance for such if need be.
  • Obtained financial assistance for patients from a variety of funding source.
  • Assist patients with accessing financial assistance and health insurance coverage.
  • Assisted patients with completing financial assistance forms.
  • Assist patients in obtaining financial assistance.
  • Assessed appropriate housing, offered financial assistance and prepared psychosocial reports.
  • Assisted residents in transition to find needed resources, including but not limited to mental healthcare, financial assistance and housing.
  • Provide community resources and referrals when needed including financial assistance, lodging, food, counseling resources, etc.

Show More

392 Financial Assistance Jobs

No jobs at selected location

29. Funeral Services
demand arrow
average Demand
Here's how Funeral Services is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Coordinated adoption services, hospital transfers, and funeral services for unfunded patients.
  • Assisted patient and family with funeral services.

Show More

1 Funeral Services Jobs

No jobs at selected location

30. Intensive Care
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Intensive Care is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Facilitated weekly interdisciplinary rounds for Intensive Care Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care unit, which developed and implemented patient treatment plans.
  • Assigned to Emergency Department and various medical/surgical/intensive care units.
  • Drafted and maintained Case Management documents and provided care to patients in Medical Surgery/Intensive Care Unit/ER, long-term and short-term.
  • Provide services to the Emergency Department, and Medical, Surgical, Pediatric, Neonatal, and Intensive Care units.
  • Provided medical and psychiatric clinical services in the Emergency Department, Medical/Surgical Units, and Intensive Care Unit.
  • Provided case assessment, case coordination, and discharge planning for adult patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
  • Assigned Social Worker of an Acute Pediatric Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
  • Provided social work services and discharge planning to patients and families on the Intensive Care Unit.
  • Conducted assessments on Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit families, providing support and community resources.
  • Coordinated discharge referrals for new parents and for babies in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary rounds in the pediatric intensive care unit with the trauma team.
  • Handled highly complex discharge planning for busy medical, specialty and intensive care wards.
  • Served on the Hip and Femur committee and the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Team.
  • Discharge planning for intensive care, emergency room, orthopedic and neurology units.
  • Provided crisis management and support for the Intensive Care Units.
  • Provided medical social work services on Intensive Care Unit.
  • Provided medical social work services to patients on cardiac step-down unit, intensive care unit and physical medicine and rehabilitation unit .
  • Developed proficiency for coverage on all floors including psychiatric, oncology, maternal health clinic, orthopedic, and intensive care.
  • Worked on Pediatric Medicine Unit, Pediatric Clinic, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and Emergency Medicine Department.
  • Maintain a caseload of 25 patients in the Cardio Vacular And Thorasic Intensive Care Unit.

Show More

67 Intensive Care Jobs

No jobs at selected location

31. MSW
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how MSW is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Field Instructor for Master of Social Work (MSWI & II) students from California State University, Sacramento.
  • Act as a field instructor for students that are actively seeking their MSW for two semesters at a time.
  • Participated in the training and mentoring of MSW and BSW level students during their social work internship.
  • Provided MSW services to Home Health Care Program recipients in their homes by applying therapeutic interventions.
  • Acted as the Supervisor for an MSW intern from the USC School of Social Work.
  • Supervised MSW Intern: Organized various staff and patient educational sessions including community services fair.
  • Supervised BSW and MSW student interns from University of Georgia and Georgia State University.
  • Provided training and education to new MSW Social Workers and all MSW interns.
  • Co-facilitated Women's Self Support Group with MSW interns.
  • Assist in training and educating MSW, Interns.
  • Field instructor for BSW and MSW students.
  • Served as a preceptor for MSW interns.
  • Provided supervision to an MSW student.
  • Experienced in supervising MSW interns.
  • Field Instructor for MSW interns.
  • Home bases therapy-MSW as needed.
  • Supervised BSW and MSW interns.
  • Established Field Placement program for BSW and MSW students for three colleges and universities Supervised all social work interns
  • Created an atmosphere of trust by ensuring the msw's that their patients were receiving excellent care.
  • Provide assistance in opening cases for full time and part time MSWs.

Show More

309 MSW Jobs

No jobs at selected location

32. Life Issues
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Life Issues is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Facilitated clients with self-determination facing end of life issues
  • Completed weekly home visits to provide counseling/intervention to patients on medical, financial, family and end of life issues.
  • Completed weekly home visits to counsel patients on the medical prognosis, family and end of life issues.
  • Conducted assessments, linked to community resources and helped patients and families address end of life issues.
  • Provide supportive counseling to patients and families regarding end of life issues and bereavement.
  • Provide ongoing education and support regarding end-of-life issues and death, dying and bereavement.
  • Address end-of-life issues with patients and their families and provide education about Hospice.
  • Provided bereavement counseling with a focus on end of life issues/terminal illness.
  • Counseled patients and families in end of life issues and life review.
  • Counseled regarding end of life issues for patients and families.
  • Provided counseling on end of life issues and resources.
  • Assisted patients and families with end of life issues.
  • Provide supportive counseling for end-of-life issues and concerns.
  • Educated patients/families to prepare for end-of-life issues.
  • Educate them about End of Life issues.
  • Educate on end of life issues.
  • Provided therapeutic communication and education to patients and their families regarding end-of-life issues.
  • Assisted in the completion of Health Care Powers of Attorney and facilitated patient/family discussions around end-of-life issues, including health care.
  • Perform psychosocial assessments to determine needs of patients and families facing end of life issues.
  • Assessed psychosocial needs, developed care plans, assisted patients/families in coping with end of life issues.

Show More

14 Life Issues Jobs

No jobs at selected location

33. Domestic Violence
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provided women Patients with information pertaining to Domestic Violence issues/ questions.
  • Provide domestic violence education and training to physicians in outpatient clinic.
  • Linked women who experienced domestic violence to community services
  • Perform domestic violence assessments and referrals.
  • Facilitated weekly support group for women impacted by domestic violence and a group for parents who had recently lost a child.
  • Provide crisis interventions to patients who suffer from domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse and treatment adherence issues.
  • Interviewed victims of assault and domestic violence, and provided brief supportive counseling and proper referrals for follow up care.
  • Conduct emergency room evaluations of patients who present with emotional trauma such as rape or domestic violence.
  • Assessed for child abuse, drug abuse treatment, domestic violence, counseling and other referrals.
  • Performed legal reports and/or calls for suspected child abuse, elder abuse, and/or domestic violence.
  • Responded to crises including bereavement response, APS and CPS referral, and domestic violence interventions.
  • Employed as social worker in rural hospital for Native Americans and in domestic violence shelter.
  • Assess for risk for child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and substance abuse.
  • Provide services to sexual assault survivors, domestic violence survivors, and DCFS related cases.
  • Provided legal reports for suspected child abuse, elder abuse and domestic violence referrals.
  • Assessed patient for domestic violence, substance abuse, medical and mental impairment.
  • Provided supervision and education (Domestic Violence) to college interns.
  • Conducted a domestic violence survey with women for further research.
  • Interviewed Patients to compose Psychosocial Assessments including Risk Assessment, suicide thoughts, Domestic Violence, Anxiety and Depression.
  • abuse, neglect, domestic violence, police involvement) and develop safety plans Provide legal advocacy

Show More

98 Domestic Violence Jobs

No jobs at selected location

34. Family Meetings
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Family Meetings is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Participated in and contributed to interdisciplinary care rounds, family meetings, and departmental meetings.
  • Conduct family meetings and work collaboratively with other medical staff to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Facilitate family meetings in the discussion of stratification and patient plan of care during hospitalization.
  • Facilitated family meetings to assure patient and family understanding of care plan.
  • Facilitate family meetings and communication between patients/families and health care team.
  • Lead family meetings to provide support around mental health/housing/behavioral needs.
  • Facilitated patient care conferences and family meetings with multidisciplinary team.
  • Facilitated chronic illness groups and family meetings.
  • Plan and conduct family meetings with patients, families, physicians, administrators, and other interdisciplinary team members.
  • Attended family meetings in order to serve as a mediator and to provide support for patient/family as needed.
  • Convened and conducted family meetings, as well as planned and coordinated staff fund raising ventures.
  • Facilitated family meetings to coordinate the most safe and appropriate discharge plans for patients.
  • Facilitated individual and family meetings as needed or prescribed in the plan of care.
  • Conducted family meetings for end of life planning of geriatric patients.
  • Facilitated family meetings when issues and concerns arose.
  • Participate in and document family meetings with doctors.
  • Arranged family meetings to discuss patient care.
  • Participated in multidisciplinary rounds and ad hoc family meetings as requested.
  • Arranged family meetings to resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Assist with end of life planning Participate in family meetings Coordinate discharge planning Interdisciplinary meetings on a weekly basis

Show More

43 Family Meetings Jobs

No jobs at selected location

35. Veterans
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Veterans is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team to provide appropriate services to Veterans and their families.
  • Provided support to veterans and notify local Veterans Administration office if needed.
  • Conducted outpatient supportive therapy for female veterans.
  • Developed recommendations to Elderly Protective Services, Police Departments, Veterans Affairs and Courts serving the best interest of the patient.
  • Presented grief, bereavements and hospice topics to large audiences (Hampton Roads Veterans Community Partnership, Cancer Care Foundation).
  • Provided unique discharge plans for Veterans for Aid & Attendance, discharge planning, medical, and psychiatric appointments.
  • Provide consultation and education to Veterans and their families regarding community resources, VA benefits and specialty programs.
  • Assisted Veterans with supportive counseling to come to terms with coping with stress and health related issues.
  • Refer veterans to resources; make appropriate referrals to community and other governmental agencies for services.
  • Worked with community agencies to assist veterans to meet treatment and quality of life goals.
  • Counseled veterans and persons with disabilities and mental health issues and their families.
  • Provide direct services to Veterans both as inpatients and as outpatients.
  • Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with veterans and their families.
  • Experience working with military veterans with different needs.
  • Assist Veterans with VA benefits.
  • Completed psychosocial assessment treatment plans, Veterans Administration Forms 1010, 1204 and I.D.
  • Work directly with Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System to provide inpatient care to Veterans.
  • Participated in the We Are Veterans Programs.
  • Participated in committee efforts and actively championed recognition of veterans, including involvement in the national We Honor Veterans program.
  • Engage and support military veterans in CRH s We Care for Veterans program.

Show More

465 Veterans Jobs

No jobs at selected location

36. RN
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how RN is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Identify the developmental level of patient/family/caregiver and obstacles to learning or ability to participate in care of patient/family questions and issues.
  • Identify family dynamics and communication patterns and involve the family/significant other in plan of care.
  • Coordinate post-rehabilitation placements by conducting family meetings and working with and updating external case managers.
  • Review administration, organizational concerns, program planning and long-term strategic issues.
  • Maintained positive and collaborative working relationships with internal and external staff.
  • Support internal and external customer service standards.
  • Utilize logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Addressed patient needs/concerns via Interdisciplinary Team Meeting(s) and provided necessary follow through with patient's and/or families
  • Work closely with RN Case Managers and supervisors as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Carried a caseload of thirty medically fragile foster children ranging from newborn to 17.
  • Assisted supervisor in supervision of social work interns and served on bio-ethics committee.
  • Participated in reviewing and setting policies concerning resident care and quality of life.
  • Worked with pediatric and adult Oncology and Burn Unit patients for two years.
  • Refer patients to various agencies and services, both non-profit and governmental.
  • Assist with alternate placement when necessary (SNF, ALF).
  • Attend Alternate Level of Care meetings to discuss Patient care.
  • Support patients and families emotionally through their medical journeys.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments and addressed psycho-social concerns.
  • Network & utilize community and family resources: Supervisor Cindy Hodge, RN
  • Assisted clients/caregivers with Advanced Health Care Directive, burial/cremation arrangement, bereavement and other psychosocial concerns as needed.

Show More

1,268 RN Jobs

No jobs at selected location

37. IDT
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how IDT is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Facilitated with interdisciplinary team (IDT) to optimize resident/patient care.
  • Collaborated with other professionals during IDT (interdisciplinary team).
  • Attend IDT meetings several times a week pertaining to Patients on case load with input and advocating for their individual needs.
  • Develop, implement, educate IDT of, and track Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) projects.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team (IDT) meeting to establish, review and revise the patient plan of care.
  • Participate and lead members of IDT team for coordination of care and discharge or long term care planning.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary (IDT) patient care conferences, care plan meetings, team and family meetings.
  • Completed Advance Directives, psycho-social assessments, held discharge planning with families and facilitated behavior meetings with IDT.
  • Develop plans of care with the IDT, primary physician, medical director and nurse case manager.
  • Attended IDT Care Plan meetings to ensure continuum of care and support for both client and caregiver.
  • Communicated with all disciplines within the IDT to realize the best care for patient and family.
  • Attended unit based IDT meetings two times per week to review new patients and pending discharges.
  • Participated in the development, revision and completion of the IDT plan of care.
  • Work with IDT Team, Administration, and Families for discharge and safety planning
  • Assisted and participated in the weekly IDT care plan meetings.
  • Participated in IDT, Care Plan and Team meetings.
  • Work independently and as part of the IDT.
  • Attend IDT and supervisory staff meetings.
  • Participated in bi-weekly IDT meetings.
  • Care plans monthly, 90 days, and yearly dependent on IDT.

Show More

22 IDT Jobs

No jobs at selected location

38. Medical Care
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Medical Care is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Assisted patients and families with personal and environmental difficulties which predisposed illness or interfered with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care.
  • Negotiated with health insurance liaison regarding medical care coverage.
  • Educate and advocate for patients and families to enhance their ability to make informed decisions regarding medical care and discharge planning.
  • Provide an array of clinical social work services to patients and their families in conjunction with a primary medical care provider
  • Functioned as an integral part of the medical care team, communication with all levels of that care team daily.
  • Assisted patients in obtaining necessary entitlements with regard to shelter, medical care, food stamps and government subsidies.
  • Worked closely with all members of the medical care team to meet the needs of patients and their families.
  • Assist patients with benefit management to promote ongoing access to medical care; provide referrals to community based agencies.
  • Assist patients in meeting their bio-psycho-social needs in conjunction with medical care to achieve their optimal level of health.
  • Assisted patients in fully utilizing their medical care and provided them with the tools to optimally function upon discharge.
  • Empower client's family in making sound decisions regarding medical care and assist in follow through of doctors recommendations.
  • Facilitated communication between patients, families and treatment teams and advocated for patient input regarding their own medical care.
  • Completed daily utilization reviews on current patients, in order to ensure adequate provision of medical care.
  • Conducted social work intakes to initiate new and returning patients into medical care at the clinic.
  • Provided direct services along with following medical care plans to meet clients' needs.
  • Participated in weekly meetings with Psychiatrists, Nurses and additional medical care staff.
  • Network with many external resources to maximize treatment and medical care.
  • Assigned as PRN medical social worker to numerous major hospitals and medical care facilities within Dallas county and Tarrant county.
  • Established Medical Care Insurance Mental Health Services and resources in SF Bay Area.Provided Psycho Social Support and Interpretation.
  • Perform outreach daily to patients identified as having economic and psychosocial barriers to successful medical care.

Show More

59 Medical Care Jobs

No jobs at selected location

39. Life Care
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Life Care is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Practiced patient/family centered social work by assisting the patient/client to identify needs/problems/goals regarding end- of-life care.
  • Coordinated end-of-life care for terminally ill patients as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Facilitated patient/family dialogue regarding medical, financial and legal planning for end-of-life care.
  • Participated in multidisciplinary family meetings regarding end of life care.
  • Coordinated/managed palliative/end of life care committee.
  • Educate regarding end of life care, death and dying, advance directives, community resources and offer guidance to families.
  • Educate patients and caregivers to cultivate coping skills and inform them of various resources, available support, and end-of-life care.
  • Coordinated family meetings with patients and their families that provided education on End of Life care and advance directive planning.
  • Assisted with Medicaid and VA applications, patient placement, funeral planning, and end of life care giving options.
  • Attend care plan meetings, assist with Advanced Directives; assist with end of life care arrangement.
  • Provide physicians and staff with guidance and education on end of life care including cultural sensitivity.
  • Identify support systems available to reduce stress and facilitate coping with end of life care.
  • Assisted with end of life care planning, community resource information, and referral.
  • Facilitate family meetings, end of life care planning meetings, and legacy building.
  • Work with patients and families with end of life care and Hospice referrals.
  • Provided education and counseling of disease process and end of life care.
  • Provided emotional support to patients and families during end of life care.
  • Provide end-of-life care to patients and families through an interdisciplinary team approach.
  • Provide End of Life Care and Support for Participants and Families.
  • Worked as part of an interdisciplinary team by providing psychosocial support regarding end of life care to hospice patients and their families

Show More

40. Community Resources
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Community Resources is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Developed, maintained and utilized a listing of current community resources that are useful to residents and their families/significant others.
  • Work collaboratively with nursing staff, case managers, external organizations and community resources to ensure continuity of care.
  • Provided residents with information regarding agency and community resources, which expedited their medical recovery.
  • Provided referral information and linkage to community resources, including resources for financial assistance.
  • Established protocol and interpreted policy, demonstrated knowledge in Medicaid process and community resources.
  • Acted as a facilitator in obtaining community resources, including financial assistance.
  • Educated residents and their families regarding other community resources.
  • Advised and educated patient/families on accessing community resources/referrals.
  • Provide referrals to community resources and insurance assistance.
  • Assist patient/family and staff in utilizing community resources.
  • Refer patients to community resources/programs as necessary.
  • Advise on appropriate utilization of community resources.
  • Direct patients/families toward appropriate community resources.
  • Presented a vast array of community resources to enhance recovery, Completed referrals as desired and/or needed.
  • Advised patients on community resources, made referrals and devised realistic treatment plans.
  • Provided mental health support to clients and connected them with community resources.
  • Provide referrals for patient and families to needed community resources.
  • Maintain knowledge of community resources.
  • Assist patients and families with Advance Directives, POA and DNR Provide referrals to community resources.
  • Evaluated patients for services Assisted families w/ locating community resources Provided referrals to family members as needed.

Show More

1,143 Community Resources Jobs

No jobs at selected location

41. MDS
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how MDS is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provided case management, psycho-social assessments, MDS documentation, individual/group counseling, and crisis intervention, when necessary.
  • Conduct quarterly interviews with residents including psycho-social evaluations and MMSE when required, complete appropriate sections of MDS assessment.
  • Attended care conference, MDS, Utilization review, family nights, and resident's conference meetings.
  • Provided counseling, completed social/MDS assessments and developing discharge plans with patients in the Skilled Nursing Unit.
  • Monitor LTC Residents Funds, MDS/RAPS/Care Plan, Service needs, Safety and Security.
  • Conduct Admission Assessments, Discharge Assessments, and MDS assessments per regulations.
  • Completed MDS assessments to ensure proper evaluation and care of clients.
  • Worked with MDS coordinators to ensure proper government reporting.
  • Completed MDS assessments in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Coordinated MDT team reviews and completed MDS assessments quarterly.
  • Maintained and updated MDS ensuring Medicare compliance.
  • Complete MDS assessments and write care plans.
  • Case Manager and completion of MDS assessment.
  • Performed MDS assessments and data entry.
  • Prepare MDS 2.0 quarterly evaluations.
  • Completed sections of MDS tool.
  • Complete mood section of MDS's.
  • complete MDS 3.0 with residents, admission paperwork, discuss placement issues with resident and family members.
  • Participated in utilization review meetings; completed Social Services sections of MDSs.
  • Complete Multi Data Systems Assessments (MDS) Trained staff at least twice a year.

Show More

42. Child Care
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Child Care is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Assisted new mothers with appropriate resources for healthcare, WIC, food stamps, early intervention, child care, etc.

Show More

72 Child Care Jobs

No jobs at selected location

43. SNF
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how SNF is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Discharge planning Counseled patients and families Provided resources to patients Attended interdisciplinary rounds Provided services to medical and SNF units
  • Coordinate and facilitate referrals to acute rehab facilities, SAR, SNF, LTAC, hospice, and home health agencies.
  • Provided discharge planning, UR, crisis intervention for medical units, OB, ER and SNF
  • Collaborated closely with RN Case Managers, interdisciplinary treatment team, SNF and facility staff.
  • Arrange for at-home services, such as meals-on-wheels or home health care for SNF patients.
  • Conducted assessments for oncology, cardiac care, inpatient psychiatric and SNF units.
  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) placement - PASRR compliant.
  • Implemented and participated in POLST study in SNF.
  • Case Manager for Rehab and SNF Unit.
  • Discharge Planning, rehab/SNF placements.
  • Assist with discharge planning: SNF, AFH, IP psych, and respite care.
  • Arranged patient transitions to ALF, SNF, rehab, etc.
  • Master's level internship in acute care, rotation in SNF; followed by per diem employment in acute care hospital.
  • Completed psychosocial assessments, provided community resources, assisted with SNF placements and special needs facilities.
  • Prepared admissions packet for SNF, Licensed Board & Care, or Assisted Living
  • Discharge planning coordinator Assisted Livings, SNF, L-Tac.
  • Coordinate discharge planning with hospitals and SNFs.
  • Coordinated Homecare, and SNF Placements.
  • Facilitate patient transfers to SNFs, LTACs, long-term care, inpatient psych facilities, and hospice care.
  • Maintained network and continuing relationship with community resources (ie SNFs, board and cares, clean and facilities etc).

Show More

44. Insurance Companies
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Collaborate social work intervention with multidisciplinary team, relatives, community resources, and insurance companies while managing high acuity caseload.
  • Performed utilization review and clinical updates to insurance companies to authorize payment for hospital stay.
  • Contacted insurance companies as needed in order to obtain approvals for treatment and rehabilitation coverage.
  • Collaborated with insurance companies to obtain needed authorizations for patient services/care in the community.
  • Contacted insurance companies to obtain insurance benefit information and authorization for services.
  • Interfaced with insurance companies to obtain authorization numbers for placement and transportation.
  • Contacted insurance companies for behavioral health admissions and authorizations.
  • Provided insurance companies information about patients discharge.
  • Coordinate coverage/care with insurance companies.
  • Advocated with insurance companies for longer stays and payment of extra services for patients with special needs.
  • Collaborated with Medicare, Medicaid, HMO's and private insurance companies to coordinate patient care services.
  • Provided Patient Advocacy services within the hospital/dialysis clinic, with insurance companies, and in the community.
  • Coordinated patients care while in rehab and worked with insurance companies and community agencies.
  • Collaborated with medical staff, patients and insurance companies to implement safe discharges.
  • Negotiated with insurance companies to ensure quality and continuity of care.
  • Submit payment request to medicare, medicaid and private insurance companies.
  • Worked with insurance companies to provide coverage for patients.
  • Acted as an advocate for patients with insurance companies.
  • Direct social work services for 30 bed unit Liaison between Auto and Health Insurance companies for families.
  • Worked closely with doctors and insurance companies Advocated for patients medical needs.

Show More

11 Insurance Companies Jobs

No jobs at selected location

45. Hiv
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Hiv is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Educated individuals about available community resources, social security/Medi-Cal systems, and HIV/AIDS disease process and prevention.
  • Provided comprehensive medical social work assistance for HIV positive clients, and general elderly population.
  • Facilitated community-based HIV/AIDS group therapy to adults struggling with living with an infectious disease.
  • Served on interdisciplinary team providing case management and crisis intervention services to individuals with AIDS and those testing positive for HIV.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans for a diverse and highly vulnerable client population often paralyzed by the stigma that still surrounds HIV/AIDS.
  • Hosted and attended community fairs advocating for testing and the importance of getting into care to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
  • Direct and indirect counseling services to hematology, oncology, and HIV patients, many of whom were terminal.
  • Provide support during notification of new HIV/AIDS diagnosis, provide education of diagnosis as well as community resource linkage.
  • Work closely with AIDS Service and Community Based Organizations that provide services for individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Serve as primary social work to pediatric HIV+ patients up to age 25 and their families.
  • Educate patients on the importance of adherence to their HIV medical care and mental health treatment.
  • Provided monthly home visits to persons with long term illness and those affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • Presented and attended national conference focusing on the Ryan White Act and issues related to HIV/AIDS
  • Conducted Bio-psycho-social assessments to patients across the spectrum with HIV/AIDS.
  • Managed a caseload of 250+ HIV infected and affected patients.
  • Assisted patients with dual diagnosis such as cancer and HIV.
  • Provided clinical services to clients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.
  • Referred eligible patients to the HIV/AIDS Services Administration.
  • Screen and assist HIV/AIDS patients and active substance users and provide appropriate referrals for immediate psychosocial and environmental needs.
  • Provided home-based mental health, harm reduction, and entitlement services to HIV patients and the elderly.

Show More

48 Hiv Jobs

No jobs at selected location

46. Family Dynamics
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Family Dynamics is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Contribute to Hospice Interdisciplinary Care Team by consistently offering observations and insights into family dynamics and coping mechanisms.
  • Referred patients to Adult Protective Services if appropriate Provided supportive counseling intervention and assessment of family dynamics.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team and provide insights regarding patient and family dynamics.
  • Identify family dynamics and communication patterns related to terminal illness.
  • Identify family dynamics and communication patterns,.
  • Acted as resource for staff and volunteers with understanding family dynamics and the impact of impending loss on their family system.
  • Conducted psycho-social assessments of patients and their families regarding their home situation, prior health histories, and family dynamics.
  • Educate staff, member, family and community on stages of grief, loss, family dynamics and role change.
  • Provide counseling and support to individuals and families regarding end of life decision making and its effects on family dynamics.
  • Support provided in the areas of emotional, financial, career, family dynamics and lifestyle adjustments.
  • Assess and assist with family dynamics.
  • Assessed patient's family dynamics.
  • Completed psychosocial assessments and evaluated clients and their family dynamics in home environments.
  • Counseled individuals and families relating to family dynamics, End of Life Option Act, dying, and loss.
  • Conducted psychosocial assessments to identify adaptive and maladaptive coping skills, family dynamics, potential safety risks, and bereavement needs.
  • Work in collaboration with multiple disciplines related to family dynamics, relationships, adjustment problems and complicated community referrals.

Show More

112 Family Dynamics Jobs

No jobs at selected location

47. Alzheimer
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Alzheimer is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Educated patient and family members regarding disease progression and management, cognitive degeneration and FDA approved medications for Alzheimer's/Dementia.
  • Case Management/Alzheimer's Unit/Support Group facilitator/Treatment team planning
  • Co-facilitated Alzheimer & Dementia support group.
  • Developed and completed psycho-social assessments and Care Plans for general and Alzheimer's population: approximate caseload of 70 members.
  • Worked within a multidisciplinary team to assess patients for Alzheimer's and connect families with available resources in the community.
  • Developed and maintained an extensive functional knowledge of all medical and legal aspects related to Alzheimer's clients.
  • Licensed Social Worker Worked as social worker in a Long-term care facility and dealt specifically with Alzheimer's.
  • Worked in Alzheimer's unit and rehab, admissions and assisted within entire nursing home and assisted living
  • Provided brief consultations to patients with ALS, Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Memory Disorders.
  • Arranged community supportive resources and made referrals for Psychiatric, Alzheimer's, Hospice Care needs.
  • Direct work with veterans providing companionship, group work with dementia and Alzheimer patients.
  • Educated staff and caregivers on Alzheimer and dementia disease and care issues/concerns.
  • Pushed Alzheimer's initiatives through community liaisons and State Legislators.
  • Facilitated support monthly groups for caregivers of Alzheimer's.
  • Facilitated small Alzheimer s Memory group.
  • Provided education and support to elderly patients and caregivers related to dementia and alzheimer's.
  • VOLUNTEER AND INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE * Volunteer at Alden Pointe Assisted Living for the elderly with Alzheimer's and Dementia.
  • Co-founded the Washtenaw County Support Group for African American Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease.
  • Delivered in-depth psychosocial assessments of Alzheimer's clients.
  • Organized and facilitated community education events in conjunction with the Los Angeles Alzheimer's Association.

Show More

13 Alzheimer Jobs

No jobs at selected location

48. Chronic Illnesses
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how Chronic Illnesses is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provided extensive supportive counseling and crisis intervention related to their chronic illnesses.
  • Collaborate with Palliative Care team and address needs of patients and families with chronic illnesses and at end of life.
  • Educated family members about dementia and other chronic illnesses and coping skills helpful in successfully dealing with illness.
  • Work with complex patient populations with high acuity chronic illnesses.
  • Covered two outpatient clinics for children with chronic illnesses.
  • Case Management of various aspects of chronic illnesses.
  • Facilitated a women's safe haven group that aided residents coping with chronic illnesses, anxiety, and grief.

Show More

49. DNR
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how DNR is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Provided help with decision making on DNR/POA/funeral arrangements.
  • Provided education to patients and their caregivers regarding legal documentation such as living wills, DNR's, and medical power-of-attorney.
  • Help families prepare for end of life through supporting decisions on DNR, POA, and funeral arrangements.
  • Attended at death when requested by family members; supported DNR decisions, final arrangements and bereavement visits.
  • Participate in Critical Care Committee, Decedent Affairs Committee, DNR committee and Donor Collaborative Committee.
  • Assisted patients and family with the formulation of advanced directives, DNR's and funeral arrangements.
  • Assist patient and family with DNR, Advanced Directives, and Power of Attorneys.
  • Assist with Advance Directives, Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Medical and Durable Power Attorney.
  • Collaborate with medical team to facilitate discussion of DNR policy and Advance Directives.
  • Obtained and completed consent, confidential information, Advance Directive and DNR forms.
  • Assisted with establishment of DNR, Advance Directives and/or HCPOA.
  • Assisted with advanced directives and DNR.
  • Assisted with HCP, POA, DNR, MOLST form and Advanced Directives.
  • Assisted with legal forms such as DNR, MDPOA, and AD.
  • Initiate and Assist Patient and Family with End-of-Life Advance Care Planning (DNR, Durable Power of Attorney, etc.
  • Educate families and residents of advanced directives such as DNR, Healthcare proxy and living will.
  • Assist patients and families with completing DNR and POA paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate DNRs, living wills and medical insurance claims.
  • Assess immediate and long term needs including placement options, establishing POAs, living wills, and DNRs.
  • Assist in preparing legal documents (DNR, Living Will, Healthcare Proxy, etc.

Show More

50. APS
demand arrow
low Demand
Here's how APS is used in Medical Social Worker jobs:
  • Mandated reporting to APS, CPS; crisis intervention, therapeutic intervention and information/referral to community resources.
  • Provided CPS/APS referrals based on assessments/interviews/observations.
  • Provided assistance with bridging family gaps to bring loved ones together during the decline of their loved one's health.
  • Collaborated with nursing staff to provide long-term and discharge planning for skilled nursing department and APS reporting.
  • Completed necessary referrals to Adult Protective Services (APS) and Child Protective Services (CPS)
  • Facilitated interactions with DCP&P and APS, as well as made appropriate referrals.
  • Assist in preventing relapse or morbidity in conditions that tend to recur over time.
  • Case coordination with DCFS, APS, family conferences, grief work with families.
  • Screen for abuse, DV, and neglect and refer to CPS/APS as appropriate.
  • Provide referrals to housing, long term care, immigration assistance, and APS.
  • Report neglect and or abuse to ACS/APS when abuse or neglect is suspected.
  • Completed nursing home placements, APS reports and other necessary referrals.
  • Completed APS/CPS Reports and assisted with an investigation as needed.
  • Linked with community resources to address service gaps
  • Consult with doctors, nurses, and social workers, DCFS, APS to discuss patient cases.
  • File APS and CPS reports as mandated by the State.
  • Document on Kaiser online medical record system, Health Connect Make mandated DCFS and APS reports as necessary
  • Conducted an array of group therapies such as, discharge planning, relapse prevention, psychoeducation and assertiveness trainings.
  • Developed and implemented a client 6 month self -assessment tool after reviewing client surveys indicating gaps in bereavement services
  • Discharge Planning Crisis Intervention Network with Community Agencies; including CPS/APS Cross trained on all medical units NICU and Birth Center experience

Show More

Medical Social Worker Jobs

NO RESULTS

Aw snap, no jobs found.

20 Most Common Skills For A Medical Social Worker

Treatment Plans

20.3%

Intake Assessments

16.9%

Referrals

9.9%

Hospice

7.8%

Crisis Intervention

7.4%

Anticipatory Grief

4.4%

Social Services

3.5%

Health Care

3.2%

Emotional Support

3.2%

Medical Records

3.2%

Mental Health

3.0%

Community Outreach

2.8%

Patient Care

2.8%

Emergency Room

2.8%

Substance Abuse

2.2%

Terminal Illness

1.6%

Support Groups

1.2%

Social Workers

1.2%

ICU

1.2%

Durable Medical Equipment

1.2%
Show More

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Medical Social Worker

Rank Skill
1 Treatment Plans 16.8%
2 Intake Assessments 14.0%
3 Referrals 8.2%
4 Hospice 6.5%
5 Crisis Intervention 6.1%
6 Anticipatory Grief 3.6%
7 Social Services 2.9%
8 Health Care 2.7%
9 Emotional Support 2.6%
10 Medical Records 2.6%
11 Mental Health 2.5%
12 Community Outreach 2.3%
13 Patient Care 2.3%
14 Emergency Room 2.3%
15 Substance Abuse 1.8%
16 Terminal Illness 1.3%
17 Support Groups 1.0%
18 Social Workers 1.0%
19 ICU 1.0%
20 Durable Medical Equipment 1.0%
21 Bereavement Support 0.9%
22 Support Services 0.9%
23 Palliative Care 0.9%
24 Oncology 0.8%
25 Acute Care 0.8%
26 Hospital Staff 0.8%
27 Counsel 0.8%
28 Financial Assistance 0.7%
29 Funeral Services 0.7%
30 Intensive Care 0.7%
31 MSW 0.7%
32 Life Issues 0.7%
33 Domestic Violence 0.7%
34 Family Meetings 0.6%
35 Veterans 0.5%
36 RN 0.5%
37 IDT 0.5%
38 Medical Care 0.5%
39 Life Care 0.5%
40 Community Resources 0.5%
41 MDS 0.5%
42 Child Care 0.4%
43 SNF 0.4%
44 Insurance Companies 0.4%
45 Hiv 0.4%
46 Family Dynamics 0.3%
47 Alzheimer 0.3%
48 Chronic Illnesses 0.3%
49 DNR 0.3%
50 APS 0.3%
{[{skill.rank}]} {[{skill.name}]} {[{skill.percentageDisplay}]}%
Show More

8,177 Medical Social Worker Jobs

Where do you want to work?

To get started, tell us where you'd like to work.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.