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Social Worker

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Maxim Healthcare Services is
looking for Medical Social Workers to provide medically necessary intervention, in accordance with physician's orders, to patients who have social or emotional problems. The patient’s social or emotional problems are expected to be an impediment to the effective treatment of the patient's medical condition and/or rate of recovery.
Responsibilities
Provides medically necessary social work intervention in accordance with physician's orders.
Assesses patient's psychosocial needs, plans for, evaluates and modifies interventions to meet the established patient goals.
Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient.
Facilitates patient referrals to community agencies when appropriate.
Provides financial counseling when necessary to achieve the treatment goals established by the multidisciplinary.
Assists patient/family/caregivers in planning for present and future psychosocial needs as related to the patient's current status and prognosis including terminal illness.
Adheres to all Maxim policies and procedures while providing services to patients.
Adheres to all Maxim expectations with regards to preparation and submission of required paperwork.
Observes and reports patient progress and/or changes in patient status to physician and appropriate multidisciplinary team members.
May be asked to participate in Multi-disciplinary Patient Care Conference, PI Committees, Professional Advisory Board and Maxim in-services programs.
Other Medical Social Workers duties as assigned
Qualifications
Master of Social Work degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education preferred.
Minimum of one year of Medical Social Work experience in a health care environment in the last two years preferred.
Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
Current PPD or Chest X-ray
Reliable transportation.
Successful completion of Maxim screening test with a score of 80% or greater.
Must meet all of Maxim’s pre-employment screening requirements
Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Continuous professional and clinical training
Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 25 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
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