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What are the top 3 traits or skills every medical social worker must have to excel?

Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your medical social worker expertise?

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jwise

73 months ago

empathy, compassion and the ability to remain calm. Without these traits the social worker will not be able to assist the patient and/or family in resolving any issues that require social work expertise.

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paradiseinpineville in Tioga, Louisiana

72 months ago

I was a Discharge Planner in a hospital for 5 years and hope this will help. One must be able to embrace diversity, your patients will be of all nationality. Time management is a plus. You have to discharge patients out of the hospital in a timely manner. They may be ready to go home or to another facility, but you must be ready with a plan. Organizational skills is a must.

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