Hospital Social Worker Resume Samples

A Hospital Social Worker works in a hospital setting and assists patients in dealing with the overwhelming effects of hospitalization. Some of the job duties are listed on the Hospital Social Worker Resume as –assisting patients in dealing with emotional and financial stress, acting as a liaison for patients and helping the family to navigate the health care systems, serving as a resource for the patients for illness or injury, helping patients having cancer overcome their fear and pain, providing emotional support during the time of crisis, offering treatments, and serving the patients even after their discharge.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – solid balance of hard skills, soft skills, and personal traits; strong communication skills, emotional intelligence and self-awareness, a good understanding of the medical conditions, proficiency with medical terms, and therapeutic skills. At a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in social work is required. Some states want social workers to have a license as well.

Hospital Social Worker Resume example

Hospital Social Worker Resume

Summary : As a Hospital Social Worker, responsible for Serving as a certified Medicaid Application Specialist and completes Medicaid applications at the facility, Educating in the Diabetes Self Management Program which provided education, motivation, and behavioral modification to participants.

Skills : Psychology Social Work, Mediation.

Description :

    1. Conducted mental health assessments and discharge planning for inpatients as requested.
    2. Provided patient education to ensure continuity of care and reduced readmission rates.
    3. Served as a patient advocate and liaison; reports abuse/neglect to appropriate agencies when necessary.
    4. Facilitated all referrals for discharge planning including mental health appointments, home health care, personal care attendants, hospice services, and ensures delivery of durable medical equipment.
    5. Assisted patients with resources and referrals including prescription assistance, Medicaid programs and waivers, Council on Aging services, food assistance, social security benefits, legal aid, etc.
    6. Counselled families during death or crisis; provides immediate crisis intervention, supportive counseling, and assistance with details such as organ donation, funeral arrangements and grief counseling referrals.
    7. Responsible for assessment and placement of all Physician Emergency Commitments (PEC) patients to behavioral health facilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS


Hospital Social Worker Resume

Summary : Objective is to gain full time employment in the area of social work by providing services to individuals whom are socially and economically disadvantaged.

Skills : Behavior Health Interventions, Microsoft Office Suite, Management, Leadership, Time Management, Organization, Research.

Description :

    1. Interviewed patients, assess priorities and document appropriately.
    2. Consulted with team members, outside agencies (voluntary or involuntary) and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with varying patient plans of care.
    3. Assisted patients and families with obtaining community assistance by making a referral to the proper resources.
    4. Facilitated conversations with physicians and patient and their families regarding plans of care and end of life decisions.
    5. Developed and maintained working relationships with professionals within and outside the hospital and seeks resourceful means to assist patients with their needs.
    6. Communicated patient status as a productive member of an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care according to individualized plan of care.
    7. Actively participated in professional growth, development opportunities to keep up to date in the field.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master's In Social Work


Hospital Social Worker Resume

Headline : To obtain a Hospital Social Worker position that allows me to utilize my exceptional social service, supervisory, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills in a challenging position within a stable organization.

Skills : Current Training For RYT, Certified Health Coach Through ACE.

Description :

    1. Provided inpatient behavioral treatment, evaluation and stabilization for the elderly.
    2. Responsible for a case load of twenty patients including initial and on-going assessments, treatment planning, discharge planning, and coordination of mental health centers, as well as consulting on proper legal mental health certifications with physicians.
    3. Referrals- provided information on community resources and facilitating referrals.
    4. Facilitated daily therapeutic process groups to patients including stress management, nutrition, independent living and coping skills.
    5. Conferred with patients and families at risk of experiencing difficulties because of medical conditions.
    6. Assessed psychological and social factors related to illness and recovery.
    7. Offering specialized knowledge about psychosocial problems, procedures, or social services.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Hospital Social Worker Resume

Headline : Hospital Social Worker with over 6 year's relevant experience in clinical settings. Provide ongoing direct social work services to a diverse population of individuals struggling with chronic illnesses. Excellent skills in networking and the ability to critically think. In depth knowledge of the healthcare system, continuum of care and community resources available to individuals and families.

Skills : Computer Communication. In Interpersonal Communication And Medical Record Keeping.

Description :

    1. Possessed and utilized advanced clinical skills to facilitate timely psychosocial assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of patient and families and coordinates patient and family needs throughout hospital stay, pre-and post discharge.
    2. Maintained knowledge of financial reimbursement methods and resources for patients and families.
    3. Functioned with peers, other care providers and physicians for problem solving, prioritizing, and facilitating patient care objectives as well as advocacy, for the Intensive Care Unit, The Direct Observation Unit as well as the Palliative Care Team.
    4. Initiated and participated actively in timely collaboratively patient care, palliative care and end of life conferences.
    5. Attended inter-disciplinary grand rounds.
    6. Completed mandated legal reporting, consults with Bio-ethics Team and identifies potential risk management or quality issues.
    7. Consulted with patients and families regarding Advanced Directives/ POLST.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master In Social Work 

Hospital Social Worker Resume

Summary : Responsible for Advising multi-disciplinary staff of patients' social issues and barriers to treatment objectives, and providing viable solutions for the same, Counselling with grieving families, and also Metting three times a week with direct consult with medical director regarding psychotropic evaluation and treatment.

Skills : Communication Skills, Hospitality.

Description :

    1. Completed biopsychosocial assessments on all stroke Patients within 43 hrs.
    2. Developed plan of care, goals and make recommendations based on patient/family needs for assigned patients who are admitted to the acute inpatient rehabilitation unit.
    3. Worked as interim Living Donor Social Worker Work with the Mental Health Court to obtain OPC for psychiatric patients.
    4. Worked closely with patients, family, physician's and third-party providers to coordinate patients care and make appropriate referrals to post-acute care providers.
    5. Participated in interdisciplinary rounds and round with the hospitalist.
    6. Assisted patients and families with planning for discharge.
    7. Arranged for post hospitalization services.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Hospital Social Worker Resume

Objective : Experienced Hospital Social Worker with a variety of different skills pertaining to helping children of all ages, adults and individuals with mental and or physical disabilities. Proven behavior health skills within the drug and alcohol field, child and adolescent psychopathology, hospital social work and community outreach.

Skills : Therapy/Counseling, Case Management, Documentation, Discharge Planning.

Description :

    1. Worked on the Transitional and Surgical Acute floors inpatient discharge planning that included referrals for Home Health Care, Durable Medical Equipment, Acute/Subacute Rehabilitation facilities and Prescription Assistance.
    2. Worked closely with patients, families, physicians, nursing staff, insurance companies, facility external liaisons and equipment companies to plan and execute safe discharge plans.
    3. Wrote concise and accurate documentation for each patient and used an assortment of computer programs to retrieve and record patient information.
    4. Participated in daily medical rounds with physicians to familiarize me with patient medical conditions and needs to better prepare safe discharge plans.
    5. Attended Lunch & Learns held by medical and pharmaceutical companies to keep current on prescription medication.
    6. Worked primarily with indigent patients to help them obtain adequate health care, medical supplies and medications.
    7. Gathered information for appropriate agencies in cases of suspected maltreatment and neglect of children and vulnerable adults.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In Applied Sciences

Hospital Social Worker Resume

Objective : To be successful as a Hospital Social Worker and assisting clients in meeting their needs, while bettering the lives and psychosocial well-being of others.

Skills : Excellent Written And Verbal, Empathetic Listener, Compassionate Individual, Competent Social Worker.

Description :

    1. Conducted Psycho-Social assessments for purpose of formulating discharge plans for individuals served.
    2. Assisted with linking individuals served to various community resources for purpose of maximizing positive treatment outcomes.
    3. Documented services provided according to hospital standards.
    4. Served as an effective and competent member of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure individual's treatment needs were met Skills Used Assessment skills related to the psycho-social needs of individuals served.
    5. Ability to easily establish rapport with patients and families.
    6. Conducted psychosocial assessment for patient admitted to Intensive Care, Medical/Surgical, Women Care, and Outpatient units.
    7. Responsible for discharge planning and setting up services out in the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's Of Social Work

Hospital Social Worker Resume

Objective : To obtain a Hospital Social Worker position where I can contribute my experience, skills, and knowledge as a social worker to a company that will give me an opportunity to grow and develop as a professional.

Skills : Electronic Medical Records, Microsoft Office, Family Conferences, Bio-Ethics Conferences, Relational Data Base.

Description :

    1. Worked with adults and older people with various health conditions and disabilities across each unit of the hospital.
    2. Included but not limited to physical disability, mental health, stroke and hospice care.
    3. Covered emergency social services input in the ER and 48 hour admission units.
    4. Carried out initial, mini mental and mental capacity assessments.
    5. Facilitated safe discharges in a timely and effective manner to either home, further rehabilitation or to nursing/residential care.
    6. Referred to other professionals and outside community services when needed.
    7. Worked primarily with indigent patients to help them obtain adequate health care, medical supplies and medications.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Social Work

Hospital Social Worker Resume

Summary : Accomplished Hospital Social Worker professional with 30 years experience. Fundamental social work knowledge. Efficient, detail oriented, highly organized. Strong problem solving skills. Excellent customer service and communication skills.

Skills : Good Listing, Articulate, Well-spoken, Excellent Written, Excellent Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Discharged Planning, responding to doctors' orders for post-hospitalization placement, medical equipment and services, liaison w nursing facilities and home health agencies.
    2. Supervised a small staff and represented the department with upper management.
    3. Increased efficiency of social services within the hospital structure for the benefit of the patients.
    4. Increased cooperation with nursing facilities and home health agencies.
    5. Facilitated increased communication with patients to assist the doctors in understanding the concerns of patients.
    6. Conducted psychosocial assessment for patients admitted to Intensive Care, Medical/Surgical, Women Care, and Outpatient units.
    7. Responsible for discharge planning and setting up services out in the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Social Work

Hospital Social Worker Resume

Objective : To address problems, enhance lives, and promote the well-being of others so that they can become healthy and productive citizens in society.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Interviewed clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs.
    2. Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations.
    3. Initiated plans of care based on patient assessments.
    4. Served as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans.
    5. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
    6. Advised multi-disciplinary staff of patients' social issues and barriers to treatment objectives, and providing viable solutions for the same.
    7. Gathered information for appropriate agencies in cases of suspected maltreatment and neglect of children and vulnerable adults.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      MS