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Medical Social Worker

APN Staffing


Medical Social Worker – Pay starts at $55,000++ DOE
South Chandler

Position Summary: Provides psychosocial, preventative, and therapeutic support and health services to cases of assigned or referred patients. Coordinates with various providers across the patient’s health care team to ensure continuity of care and effective delivery of planned treatment. Educates patients and their families regarding the medical, socioeconomic, and mental health related resources available to them.

This is full-time, Mon – Fri 8am-5pm

Responsibilities

    • Screens and assesses patients in order to determine their social history, personal and family resources, and record of
      substance abuse to develop an effective treatment plan.
    • Provides instructions and referrals to patients so that they may obtain and utilize medical, socioeconomic, and mental
      health related resources.
    • Reviews assigned patients’ charts and medical histories in order to determine appropriate referral services and an
      appropriate treatment plan.
    • Provides individual, family, and group counseling and education to patients as appropriate.
    • Coordinates with other providers in a multi-disciplinary team to optimize patient treatment.
    • Collaborates with patients, family members, and others to assess barriers to success and determine
      appropriate responses.
    • Performs case finding procedures by regularly reviewing inpatient and outpatient records for diagnosis, physician notes,
      and indicators of services needed.
    • Coordinates with medical and nursing staff to facilitate closure of cases or referrals, enhance patients’ understanding of
      treatment options, and obtain third party assistance as needed.
    • Provides consultative services to medical and nursing staff regarding program and patient matters related to the use of
      community resources, interagency relationships, and social and emotional adjustments of the patient and their family.
    • Manages and oversees care coordination.
    • Summarizes findings and provides interpretations to providers.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
  • 2 years of experience in Case Management required.
  • Current and continuing CPR and AED training and certifications.
  • AZ Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • State of AZ Driver’s License with no significant violations during the last 5 years.
  • Demonstrates ability to relate to diverse cultures and community health services.

    • For more information, contact Ren’e at 602 788-5890 x116 or email at Rene@apnusa.com

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