Renal Social Worker

  • Canonsburg, PA

Compensation

: $51,680.00 - $72,960.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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Renal Social Worker, Canonsburg

General Information

Job Title:
Renal Social Worker

Location:
Canonsburg, PA, 15317

United States

Employee Type:
Part Time

Required Degree:
Masters

Travel:
100%

Brief Description

The Social Worker provides patient support and education before and during dialysis. This positon advocates for patients with appropriate local, state and federal resources and social agencies; attends quality improvement and patient care plan meetings and maintains case documentation.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES:
1) Clinical

Advocates for patients with appropriate local, state and federal resources and social agencies;

Attends quality improvement and patient care plan meetings, maintain case documentation;

Counsels and educates patients and families relative to identified psychosocial issues or problems;

Completes depression screenings annually;

Completes annual KDQOL survey;

Assesses patient satisfaction and responds to grievances in accordance with policies and procedures; and

Coordinates development and maintenance of patient/family support groups.

2) Education

Maintains clinical staff competencies; and

Ensures all required regulatory training attained annual

3) Performs similar or related duties as requested or directed.

Requirements

Education

MSW


Experience

At least 12 months social work experience with dialysis patients preferred.

Skills

Assess patient status and take appropriate action;

Able to function at a high level with little operational oversight;

Exemplary interpersonal skills; able to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with diverse backgrounds and different organizational levels; and

Able to define problems and present solutions.


LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS:


Current Social Work license in accordance with State regulations; and

Current driver's license.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


Able to sit and work at computer for extended periods of time;

Walk, sit, lift no more than 50 pounds;and

Must be willing to travel to network facilities and sites as needed.
Associated topics: addiction, case, casework, disabilities, domestic, hcpc, lcsw, mental health, outpatient, women

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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