Medical Social Worker

Medical Social Worker (MSW)Qualifications: The Medical Social Worker (MSW) must have a Master’s degree in Social Work from a college or university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education accompanied by a State license to practice (if applicable). ACSW Academy of Certified Social Workers preferred and have at least one year of recent social work experience in a health care setting. The Medical Social Worker provides supportive counseling, rehabilitation, and referral to those individuals who have social and health related disabilities to effect optimum level wellness. Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assessing patient status
  • Devises, implements and evaluates the SW plan of care
  • Discusses case with the HCS and other appropriate personnel
  • Counseling patients and families to have them understand the medical plan of care
  • Provides community referral information to the patient and family

As a policy of Care Unlimited, Inc all potential and current employees must have:

  • Criminal History Check/Act 33/ FBI screening as appropriateHave a physical examination and TB test annually
  • Driver’s License or State ID
  • Current Auto Insurance
  • Social Security Card
  • Current certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Complete OSHA Training
  • Abuse & Violence Training
  • Confidentiality Training
  • Fire Safety Training
  • Maintain 12 hours semi-annual related continuing education