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Medical Social Worker-MSW

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: CARE MANAGEMENT
Categories: Professional
Type: Part-Time
Shift: 2:00 PM-10:30 PM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

The social work practice that occurs in hospitals and other health care settings to facilitate good health, prevent illness and aid physically ill patients and their families to resolve the social and psychological problems related to the illness. Medical social work also sensitizes other health care providers about the social psychological aspects of illness* Medical Social Worker (M.S.W.) provides discharge planning and therapeutic interventions through assessments, referrals and interdisciplinary planning for identified patients. The Medical Social Worker (M.S.W.) also acts as a link to the community, provides case management and seeks opportunities to achieve and maintain maximum functioning for the patient.

Requirements:

Education: Minimum Master's degree in Social Work Experience: Prefer at least 1 year social work experience in medical or healthcare setting Training: 'on the job' Licensure: Not required Other: Communication and interpersonal skills. General computer skills and ability to effectively multi-task responsibilities Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Bend - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Fine Manipulation - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Loud Noises - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Others (note below) Analytical skills Continually ( i.e. Daily) Basic grammar and spelling skills Continually ( i.e. Daily)