Medical Social Worker -Home Care

Job Ref: 22344
Category: Social Work
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: Home Care Visits
Schedule: Part Time
Shift: Day shift
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm

Job Summary

Reporting to the Utilization Review Coordinator, the Home Care Medical Social Worker assesses the significant social and emotional factors related to the patient’s health problems. With input from other team members develops a plan of treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served. This position works with the patient/family in the home setting and in office interviews.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education
    • Masters degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Experience
    • At least two year experience as a Medical Social Worker, preferably in a community setting.
  • Licensure and/or Certification
    • Licensed to practice as a Social Worker by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BLS for the healthcare provider.
  • Skills
    • Communication skills.
    • Assessment skills.
    • Critical thinking skills.
    • Organizational skills.
    • Computer skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidential information.
    • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
    • Excellent customer service skills required.