Updated 20 days ago

Social Worker

Forest Hills, NY 11375
Full-time, Part-time
$11.80 - $17.86
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Job Description

Hours: This is an On- Call position. Must be flexible to working overnights, weekdays, weekends and holidays. 

Job Description

Provides case and group work services to patients and/or their families during patient's Hospital stay. Ensures continuity of medical care by referral to appropriate follow-up services.

Job Responsibility

 

  • * Provides direct service to patients and their families using a variety of social work modalities in order to help clients maximize their functioning.Travel to patient homes, community resources, community meetings may be required.
  • * Advocates on behalf of the client to ensure maximum access to health care.
  • * Maintains appropriate professional patient care documentation as defined by hospital policies and procedures.
  • * Functions in a consultative and educative capacity with all pertinent individuals or agencies that impact on patients.
  • * Prepares materials for supervisory conferences.
  • * May direct the activities of paraprofessional staff, social work interns and volunteers.
  • * May participate in appropriate research, staff development programs and community liaison activities.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

 

Job Qualification

 

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, required.
  • LMSW required within one (1) year of employment, required.
Posting ID: 623921416Posted: 2021-06-01Job Title: Social Worker