Pros: learning about medical social work
Cons: inablility to perform all tasks
A typical day consisted of assisting clients with medical equipment of transfers to other facilities upon discharge. I provided minimal individual and family therapy to discuss diagnosis and coping skills for families and clients.
I enjoyed knowing I helped those who were leaving the hospital to have all the information and equipment needed for their – more... recovery. I enjoyed my co-workers as they were helpful in resource discovery. However, it was apparent that the position was meant for a nurse as there were many parts of the job I was unable to perform such as ordering some supplies for physicians. Many company's only accepted the nurses orders. – less