Inpatient Social Worker

Inpatient Social Worker Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Inpatient Social Worker to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and monitors care plans with patients and physicians;
  • Facilitates admission of members to palliative care, hospice and other services;
  • Participate in interdisciplinary plan of care meetings to identify needs of patients;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned;
  • Provides telephonic and in – person social work patient care for our members;
  • Coordinate discharge planning process with patient and family;
  • Conducts Hospital visits with our members – readmissions, doctor requests for SW, complex patients and placement;
  • Provide support and education to patients and family members to help them understand coordination of medical services;
  • Performs Psychosocial assessments and evaluations.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work;
  • Thorough knowledge of community resources, in – home operations and community – based service waivers for Medi – Cal beneficiaries;
  • Knowledge of utilization coverage guidelines, coordination of benefits, and coordination of care;
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
  • Bilingual in Spanish;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience working in Managed Care;
  • 2+ years of Medical Social Work experience;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CMS and Medi – Cal benefits and services;
  • Flexible problem solver who is eager to tackle complex problems and tasks.