Emergency Department Social Worker Resume Samples

An Emergency Department Social Worker has critical responsibilities relating to protecting children from identified abuse, or neglected and exploitative situations following state and federal laws. A well-drafted Emergency Department Social Worker Resume mentions the following core duties – making efforts to maintain children safely at homes, removing the children who cannot be protected, understanding the emotional and psychological needs of the children, building strong coordination with law enforcement, and other team members, conducting investigations, and assessment of the child in the field; and ensuring the safety of the child and providing referrals for the services to the child and the family.

Just like other counterparts, even these workers need a specific skill set such as – experience working with clients who are affected by issues including child abuse, domestic violence, mental health, and parental substance abuse; awareness of other’s reactions, and an understanding of why they react so; the ability to judge the relative costs and benefits. A bachelor’s degree in social work or psychology is commonly preferred.

Emergency Department Social Worker Resume example

Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Objective : Seeking an Emergency Department Social Worker profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Mental Health, Assessment.

Description :

    1. Performed mental health, psychosocial, and drug, and alcohol assessments.
    2. Assisted in connecting clients to treatment in an appropriate setting to include inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, detox, rehab, and outpatient treatment programs.
    3. Secured insurance authorization when needed.
    4. Provided resources and facilitated service connection to patients without insurance.
    5. Provided crisis intervention, psychosocial support, and resources to a diverse range of patients and families.
    6. Assisted with emotional support and discharge planning for trauma patients.
    7. Provided information on community resources and referrals to clients and families to help facilitate making difficult decisions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work


Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Objective : Interesting in a professional and/or supervisory level position in which I can utilize my education in social work admininistration and my vast experience in social and customer services to develop, implement, or to monitor programs or services.

Skills : Monitoring Skills, Documentational Skills.

Description :

    1. Evaluated and assessed the social, cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and environmental status of residents as prescribed by regulatory agencies.
    2. Communicated with patient, family, relevant professionals, programs, agencies and others to help client secure service needs, make preferences known, and determine appropriate placement within the facility and in the community.
    3. Provided ongoing counseling and emotional/social support in relation to health/social needs, and plan of care, to enable them to cope with difficulties and properly utilize services.
    4. Documented interventions and updates care plans as prescribed by regulatory agencies, and as problem situations occur.
    5. Participated in ongoing evaluation of residents' needs and goals through multi-disciplinary care planning.
    6. Coordinated patient billing process for social service treatment, discharge planning and maintain good public relations with community services.
    7. Provided assistance with and acts a resource to residents and families concerning public aid and legal documents, including but not limited to living wills, Do Not Resuscitate (DNRs), and power of attorney for health care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters Of Social Work


Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Objective : As an Emergency Department Social Worker, responsible for serving as a resource person and provides support and resource information related to palliative care treatment decisions and end-of-life issues.

Skills : Social Work, Mental Health Specialist, Creative Writing, Academic Research, Marketing And Sales, Community Development.

Description :

    1. Provided culturally appropriate family-centered care and wellness to patients and families by identifying, interpreting, and reducing psychosocial factors contributing to illness.
    2. Assessed and assisted with non-medical problems interfering with effective patient care.
    3. Provided crisis intervention to patients with severe psychosocial stressors and acute and chronic trauma, effectively communicate and collaborate within a multidisciplinary team, ensure efficient patient/family service, support emergency department staff and medical team.
    4. Conducted, documented and communicated comprehensive psycho-social assessments with specific responsibility of providing acute psychological screening and assessment utilizing DSM diagnostic criteria.
    5. Provided complex discharge planning, brief clinical intervention, psycho-social education, and community linkages and supportive services.
    6. Provided assessment and support to patient and/or families experiencing child abuse/trauma, homelessness, substance use/abuse, and interpersonal and community violence.
    7. Supported patients and families by recognizing the impact of chronic and acute disease and assisting families in coping through brief therapeutic interventions; grief and loss, adjustment to illness/ new diagnosis, and trauma impact.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S.W. In Clinical

Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Summary : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Emergency Department Social Worker professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Proficient In Typing, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, And Researching Community Resources.

Description :

    1. Acted as a liaison between medical staff, the patient and external mental health and medical providers.
    2. Performed which require a medical social work background include: homecare referrals, ADL assessments, and extended care facility placements.
    3. Completed documentation in a timely manner, speak with the medical team to keep them updated on interventions and/or the discharge plan, and provide support to the patient.
    4. Worked with the unit coordinators to implement a system for paging the emergency department social workers in an effective manner.
    5. Responsible for paging the odd numbered beds, while the other unit coordinator would page the even numbered beds.
    6. Volunteered for cross training in the inpatient units in order to understand the hospital journey of the patient and how social work facilitates discharges and throughput.
    7. Aided patients and their families in understanding medical recommendations and options in the encouragement of self-advocacy.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Summary : As a Emergency Department Social Worker with over 16 years of experience, I have worked in a myriad of settings including child welfare, homeless services and medical social work. Ideal position would offer professional growth, dedication to service delivery, and where I can contribute my energy, enthusiasm, and skills.

Skills : Social Worker, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Responded to all trauma incidents within the level II trauma center, conduct psychosocial, self harm and substance abuse assessments, and family meetings.
    2. Screened for and complete mandated assault, abuse and neglect reports.
    3. Conducted individual therapy, education, and process groups in Behavioral Health Unit.
    4. Utilized many theories such as motivational interviewing, brief therapy, solution focused therapy, crisis, strengths, and cognitive behavioral.
    5. Acted as a supervisor and preceptor to graduate level MSW students.
    6. Currently assigned to follow all Complex discharges and patients with multiple rapid readmissions or those who require extended resources/referrals.
    7. Consulted with and keep director informed of activities, needs, and problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MSW In Social Work

Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Emergency Department Social Worker with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Team Work, Care Management.

Description :

    1. Participate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team, patient, and families of patients, staff, and community agencies.
    2. Provided crisis intervention/management and de-escalation of high risk patients, families, and staff.
    3. Determined priorities for social work intervention with special consideration given to complex and/or high-risk issues.
    4. Determined differential treatment needs of patients and families based upon assessment data, social work theory and standards of clinical practice.
    5. Provided specialized focus assessments (i.e. suicide risk, mental health issues, chemical dependency, and abuse) and document assessment plan of care.
    6. Assisted in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
    7. Connected patients and families to community resources such as financial assistance, affordable options related to health care, DME, and various other services.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Ph.D. In Social Work Clinical Expertise

Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Headline : Emergency Department Social Worker with 5 years of experience in Completing necessary assessment, community linkage and paper work for Civil Commitment process when indicated, Acting as liaison between hospital and court system.

Skills : Emergency Management, Social Worker.

Description :

    1. Engage patients and families in crisis intervention.
    2. Provide brief counseling around issues related to grief, loss, and trauma.
    3. Assess pediatric and adult patients in psychiatric crisis.
    4. Facilitate patient admission to inpatient psychiatry, detoxification and substance abuse services.
    5. Conduct child abuse evaluations.
    6. Provide crisis counseling to patients and their families around terminal illness, abuse issues, death, sexual assault, domestic violence.
    7. Link patients to community resources and necessary services.
    8. Provide training to AMC staff and clinical team.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors

Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Headline : Emergency Department Social Worker with 6 years of experience in Serving as a resource person and provide support to dying customers and their families, offering support and resources to customers admitted to the trauma service, including help with adjustment to injury, and community resources.

Skills : Planning Skills, Case Coordinator.

Description :

    1. Provided consultation, disposition planning options and linkage of ED patients/families to services for social, psychological and cultural factors related to the situation.
    2. Addressed a range of issues, including chemical dependency, mental health, sexual assault, adult and child abuse, and domestic violence.
    3. Provided assessments and interventions of counseling, support, information, referral, psychiatric placement, drug/alcohol placement, case coordination advocacy and patient/family education.
    4. Wrote affidavits, and collaborated with state officials in cases of involuntary hospitalization.
    5. Diagnosed patients based on DSM IV and obtained insurance authorizations.
    6. Completed all documentation and paperwork for each individual patient.
    7. Case Management of high utilizers of the emergency department.
    8. Crisis intervention for ED patients and their family.
    9. Provide support and resources to patients and families in all the clinics for Sanford Health in Bismarck.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work

Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Objective : Responsible for Protecting customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties, Reporting violations or areas of concern to a supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Skills : Communication Skills, Collaborative SKills.

Description :

    1. Provided psychosocial evaluation to identify relationship, environmental issues associated with patients medical condition to avoid unnecessary hospital admissions Case Manager Social Worker, Saint Marys Hospital Discharge planning: Coordinated and facilitated patient care progression throughout the continuum of care.
    2. Provided supportive, educational treatment to meet psychosocial needs of patient and families to assist in improving and maintaining maximum level of functioning Collaborated with health care team to eliminate barriers for efficient delivery of care to the appropriate setting Served on committees to strengthen network for patient population served; palliative care, ethics, HIV, human trafficking, mission service, and guardianship Completed substance abuse and suicide prevention training Manager, Social Work Discharge Planning, Saints Mary's Hospital Was responsible for operational efficiency, quality improvement, financial outcomes, human resource management, clinical programs and outcomes.
    3. Developed and implemented programs and policies that affected assigned units, departments, work areas or programs Established and coordinated various mission projects hospital wide; Christmas Shoppe, Thanksgiving baskets, clothing closet and mission fund for associates in need.
    4. Prevention Specialist, Social Worker, Saginaw County Youth Protection Council.
    5. ED Social Worker provided behavioral health assessments, initial diagnoses, face-to-face clinical services, referrals, discharge planning, and behavioral health consultation to medical staff.
    6. Screened, admitted, or transferred mental health, substance abuse, and nursing home patients to hospital's inpatient programs or to more appropriate community care facilities.
    7. Lead staff in managing combative and difficult to serve patients/families.
    8. Assisted during trauma incidents: provided emotional support to staff, patients, and their families.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Social Work

Emergency Department Social Worker Resume

Summary : As an Emergency Department Social Worker, responsible for Reporting violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication, Recognizing and compling with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.

Skills : Educating Skills, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Performed initial screening and evaluation of patient and families, comprehensive psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, counseling, communicate with patients and their families, provide or make referrals for individual, family and group psychotherapy, CPS/APS reporting, help patients and families understand their illness and treatment options as well as emotional and social responses to illness.
    2. Provided appropriate care giving services, home health, mental health and/or substance abuse treatment resources.
    3. Educated patients on the roles and levels of health care, entitlements, community resources and advance care directives, facilitate decision making, interpret information, promote communication and collaboration among health care team members, coordinate patient discharge and continuity of care planning.
    4. Arranged for durable medical equipment, resource funding to finance medications and other needed services if necessary.
    5. Ensured communication and understanding about post-hospital care among patient, family and health care team members.
    6. Conducted psychosocial assessments and collaborated with ER physicians on appropriate placements.
    7. Communicated with insurance companies to precertify a patient's stay.
    8. Collaborated with Mental Health Delegates Diverted patients to appropriate resources in place of inpatient hospitalization.
    9. Provided patients and families on various service providers in the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science