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Medical Social Worker

Health At Home
Pikesville, MD

Employment Type

The Medical Social Worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services. Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
A. Assesses the psychosocial status of patients related to the patient’s illness and environment and communicates findings to the Clinical Manager or Case Manager.
B. Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.
C. Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
D. Provides information and referral services for Organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
E. Provides information to patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
F. Serves as liaison between patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
G. Maintains collaborative relationships with Organization personnel to support patient care.
H. Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and organization personnel. I. Participates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as required.
J. Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems.
K. Participates in discharge planning.

Contact Info:
Eric Mathews

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