In Patient Hospital Social Worker- ACSW

Los Angeles, California

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 775521

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 24 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1280 / Week

Posted Date: 6/3/2024

Los Angeles, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 24 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1280 / Week

Job ID: 775521

Posted Date: 6/3/2024

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Amergis Healthcare Services is looking for Medical Social Workers to provide medically necessary intervention, in accordance with physician’s orders, to patients who have social or emotional problems. The patient’s social or emotional problems are expected to be an impediment to the effective treatment of the patient’s medical condition and/or rate of recovery.
  • In Patient Medicine
  • Day shift 11:00am – 7:00pm
  • Schedule- Weekends and Holidays included
  • Weekly pay
Responsibilities
  • Provides medically necessary social work intervention in accordance with physician’s orders.
  • Assesses patient’s psychosocial needs, plans for, evaluates and modifies interventions to meet the established patient goals.
  • Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient.
  • Facilitates patient referrals to community agencies when appropriate.
  • Provides financial counseling when necessary to achieve the treatment goals established by the multidisciplinary.
  • Assists patient/family/caregivers in planning for present and future psychosocial needs as related to the patient’s current status and prognosis including terminal illness.
  • Adheres to all Amergis policies and procedures while providing services to patients.
  • Adheres to all Amergis expectations with regards to preparation and submission of required paperwork.
  • Observes and reports patient progress and/or changes in patient status to physician and appropriate multidisciplinary team members.
  • May be asked to participate in Multi-disciplinary Patient Care Conference, PI Committees, Professional Advisory Board and Amergis in-services programs.
  • Other Medical Social Workers duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Master of Social Work degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of Medical Social Work experience in a health care environment in the last two years preferred.
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
  • Current PPD or Chest X-ray
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Successful completion of Amergis screening test with a score of 80% or greater.
  • Must meet all of Amergis’ pre-employment screening requirements
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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