Interviews/assesses patients and their family members to determine their specific service needs.
Assists patients and their families in the process of obtaining maximum benefits available for medical and/or financial entitlement.
Follows up on internal/external service referrals that include other social service agencies servicing the patient.
Serves as a liaison between intra-departments, that include nursing, medical records, patient relations and the patients/family and other service entities among the continuum of care.
Assesses and refers patients for appropriate psychiatric and/or mental health services.
Provides crisis intervention to patients with an emergency such as referral to food pantries, emergency housing assistance, drug treatment, shelters and domestic violence services.
Provides counseling to help patients adjust to new physical/mental diagnoses. Counseling sessions should focus on helping patient to comply with establish treatment plans and offer a level of professional and moral support during the adjustment period and service coordination.
Requirements: Masters Degree in Social Work. New York State Licensure. Min. 2 years exp. in a medical/health environment. Bilingual Spanish/English helpful.
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Compensation Type: Salary
Travel Desired: No Travel
Job Type: Social Worker_Counselor
Community Health Care Association of New York State - 17 months ago