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Roper St. Francis Healthcare Social Worker-HH in Charleston, South Carolina

Job Summary:

The Medical Social Worker is responsible for the evaluation, planning and provision of psychosocial and emotional care to patients and their families when needed to promote the patient’s medical condition. The Medical Social Worker is part of a multi-disciplinary team servicing the patients and their families. Duties of the Medical Social Worker include, but are not limited to, long-term planning, financial planning, community resources, counseling, and serving as a liaison between the patient, home health and community agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Masters Degree from an accredited school of Social Work required.

Experience: Minimum of one year of experience as a social worker in a health care setting required.

Licensure/Certification: Currently licensed by the State Board of Social Work Examiners for S.C required. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card.

Primary Source Verification: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/

Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of the learning and teaching processes. Demonstrates knowledge of community resources and government assistance programs. Must have good organizational and time management techniques.

Other: Must have a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record to make home visits.

This position requires operation of a vehicle for Roper St. Francis Healthcare business. Due to this job requirement, the selected candidate/employee must possess a valid, current South Carolina driver's license. In addition, the selected candidate/employee must be insurable under the Roper St. Francis Healthcare vehicle insurance plan, which will be verified by reviewing licensure and driving record.

Contacts: Patient/family contacts in the home and various community settings. Contacts with other health care professionals, community agencies, and agency personnel.

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