Medical Social Worker
1505 N Edgemont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027 US
Responsibilities include assisting patients and their families with care planning and discharge plans, completing psychosocial assessments, and partnering with patients to identify needs and develop and implement individual treatment plans based on mutually agreed upon treatment plans. In addition, SW will also discuss options for care proactively including medical center resources and external community/government resources to assist patients and families in developing short- and long-term care plans as appropriate.
The work schedule is M-F, 8 AM-4: 30 PM. The assignment is expected to last 3months+. Hourly pay is $30.00-35.00 an hour depending on experience.
Master' s in social work with an active ASW/BBS registration number and at least one (1) year of MSW experience in a medical setting. NICU or hospital acute care experience is a must. Demonstrated ability to work on a multidisciplinary team. Knowledge of chronic and acute disease and how it impacts patient and family functioning is highly desired, Candidate must be computer-literate and, preferably, experienced in automated clinical information systems.