MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER

FLSA Non- Exempt

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Assesses psychosocial, emotional, and environmental factors operant to the client’s life in order to estimate the capacity of the client and significant others to cope with problems of daily living
  • Assists and supports the client’s understanding, acceptance, and adherence to the medical, nursing regime and rehabilitation treatment intended to restore the client and the influence of significant others to the client’s optimum health and functional levels
  • Oversees and approves all work of Social Work Assistant
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work education
  • Minimum one year social work experience in a health care setting
  • Minimum one year previous clinical experience
  • Valid California drivers license with acceptable driving record; reliable automobile with minimum insurance coverage for use in the field
  • Working knowledge of the use and applications of computers
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish highly desirable
  • Capable of performing position related physical requirements

REPORTS TO: Director of Home Health

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