In collaboration with patients, families (as defined by patient) and staff across all disciplines and departments, the Medical Social Worker is responsible for applying empowerment-based prevention and intervention strategies to improve community health, making referrals to community based resources, addressing barriers to improving well-being, offering expertise regarding psycho-social issues affecting patient care, and educating patients regarding illness and treatment options.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW)
PREFERRED EDUCATION: None
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 1 Year as Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW)
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 2 Years as Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)