Grace Hospital MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER in Morgantown, North Carolina
MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER
Morganton - Case Management Services
BLS through American Heart Association
JOB SUMMARY: Assists in meeting the psychosocial needs of patients and enables patients and families to utilize medical care in order to achieve their optimal level of health through established programs within the Case Management Department. The Medical Social Worker also insures effective utilization of the health care system as a whole for the benefit of the patient. Performs other related duties as deemed competent QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor of Arts (Accredited School of Social Work) preferred or combination of experience and education. Prefer Master's Degree in Social Work Experience: 1 year in a health care setting Other: Thorough knowledge of Social Work theory and method. Firm core preparation in social work practice. Extensive ability to work under stress in crises situations. Good communication and writing skills. Thorough knowledge of governmental regulations with regards to insurance reimbursement with Medicare/Medicaid guidelines. BLS from American Heart required. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time with some sitting, bending, stooping and stretching. Requires good verbal and written communication skills and functional vision and hearing. Requires ability to access transportation and access non-handicapped equipped homes.
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