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Category: Professional - Non-Clinical
Schedule: Part Time
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 9-6
Job Details: Master's Degree
Professional License Required
1 Year Acute Care Exp Required

Position Summary:


Provides Social Work services to patients and families including obtaining, analyzing and evaluating data relating to medical psycho-social programs; formulates and carries out treatment plans; initiates and /or follows through in a cooperative efforts with other members of the home care interdisciplinary teams to enable patients to be maintained safely in the community or discharged to an appropriate facility.



Job Responsibilities:


Establishes a plan of care to meet psycho-social needs of the patient.

Establishes eligibility for linkage and advocacy to obtain necessary entitlements and community services for home care patients.

Works together with the multidisciplinary team to enhance patient care.

 Performs other duties as assigned.



Education, Training, Licensure and Experience Requirements


Master of Social Work Degree from a School of Social Work accredited by the Council of Social work Education.

Certified Social Worker approved by the State Education Department of the University of the State of New York.

Two years experience in an acute care hospital setting or related setting.

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