Medical Social Worker - ST

Kingston, New York

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 786197

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $55 / Hour

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

Kingston, New York

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $55 / Hour

Job ID: 786197

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

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HOURLY RATE – $47 PER HOUR 

401K, MEDICAL, DENTAL, VISION OFFERED 

WEEKLY PAY

The Medical Social Worker collaborates with themultidisciplinary team to provide input in the development of the plan of carefor those patients requiring social work intervention.  The Medical Social Worker provides medicallynecessary intervention to patients who have social or emotional problems thatare, or are expected to be, impediment(s) to the effective treatment of themedical condition and/or rate of recovery. Additionally, the Medical Social Worker provides these services inaccordance with physician’s orders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides medically necessary social work intervention inaccordance with physician’s orders
  • Assesses patient’s psychosocial needs; plans for, evaluates,and modifies interventions to meet the established patient goals
  • Collaborates with other disciplines to plan and evaluateteam goals for each patient
  • Facilitates patient referrals to community agencies whenappropriate
  • Provides financial counseling when necessary to achieve thetreatment goals established by the multidisciplinary team
  • Assists patient/family/caregivers in planning for presentand future psychosocial needs related to the patient’s current status andprognosis, including terminal illness
  • Adheres to company policies and procedures while providingservices and preparing/submitting required paperwork
  • Observes and reports patient progress and/or changes inpatient status to physician and appropriate multidisciplinary team members
  • Functions as a resource person for other members of thehealth care team, providing inservice education and consultation inunderstanding the social and emotional factors related to health problems.
  • Maintains knowledge of the field including Medicare,Medicaid, and other third-party reimbursement sources.
  • Participates in planning and implementing qualityimprovement activities as necessary
  • Provides positive experiences in assisting patients,families, physicians, other departmental employees, referral resources, serviceagencies, and others.
  • Adheres to facility and Amergis policies at all times

Minimum Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Social Work (BSW) or Master’s degreefrom a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Educationper state/client requirements required
  • Minimum of one (1) year of social work experience in ahealth care environment in the last two years preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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