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Infusion Ctr SOC WRK-MSW-PT​/cancer Care Center​/part Time​/varied

Job in Troy - Miami County - OH Ohio - USA , 45374
Company: Premier Health Partners
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-09
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
  • Social Work
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Infusion Ctr SOC WRK-MSW-PT/cancer Care Center/part Time/varied hours/40 hours Per Pay
The Social Worker is responsible for assisting patients and their families in understanding illness and disabilities and resolving personal, financial and environmental difficulties, which interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care. The Social Worker provides direct social work intervention, psychosocial assessments, and counseling to patients and families. Develops collaborative relationships with other disciplines to assure effective patient care. Facilitates a smooth transition between in-patient and out-patient settings through appropriate planning. Participates as a professional team member in patient care planning along with other hospital and community agency personnel.

Performs prior authorizations for patients receiving treatments in the Infusion Center. Obtains financial information from patient and assists in obtaining co-pay assistance and drug replacement when available.

Essential Duties & Functions:

* Conducts psychosocial assessment to determine transition planning and coordinates transition to community. Reevaluates periodically and revises plan accordingly.
* Provides education, consultation and acts as a liaison between the hospital, patients and families, community agencies and the multi-disciplinary team.
* Provides assessment and referral in cases of abuse, neglect or exploitation and follows Ohio mandated reporting laws.
* Provide thorough, accurate and timely documentation.
* Assist patients and their families with the following issues, either directly related to their medical diagnosis or from long or short-term personal situations:
* assistance with pharmaceutical company reimbursement drug applications
* emotional and/or situational problems
* emergency assistance
* grief support and counseling
* home care and home medical equipment arrangements
* financial/Medicaid assistance
* community resource support
* chemical dependency counseling

Education Required: Master's degree

Additional requirements:

Type of degree: MSW

Area of study or major: Social Work

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Licensed Social Worker (LSW) required, LISW preferred

Working towards or MOU signed to obtain Oncology Certification w/in 2 years of date in position.

Experience Required: 1 - 3 years of job-related experience

Prior specific functional responsibilities: Previous hospital or community social work experience required.

Preferred experience: Knowledge of community agencies preferred

Other experience requirements: Excellent interpersonal skills, critical thinking and ability to communicate in writing. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to work in a busy, stressful environment.

Knowledge/Skills: N/A
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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