Medical Social Worker Resume Samples

A Medical Social Worker will work in areas of care management and assist the patients in understanding well the patient conditions and treatments. The most common work activities mentioned on the Medical Social Worker Resume include the following – helping patients and their families develop coping strategies; assessing the patient needs, assisting in developing treatment plans, providing emotional and mental assessments on patients, offering bereavement counseling, assisting with patient discharge, and handling in-home care services.

To become successful in this role, the following skills and abilities are needed – strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work independently and as a team member; coordinating skills to coordinate various healthcare services; and a good understanding of federal, state and local healthcare standards and regulations. Although a bachelor’s degree in social work is enough to obtain an entry-level job, most facilities prefer a Master’s degree.

Medical Social Worker Resume

Summary : Driven and compassionate health care professional with 15 years hands-on experience in fast-paced residential and hospital environments. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on patient wellness. Dedicated Medical Social Worker adept at public and community relations, staff development and project management.

Skills : Social Work, Team Coordination, Case Management, Management

Description :

  • Implemented standards and methods to measure the effectiveness of agency activities.
  • Cooperate with other health-related agencies and organizations in community activities.
  • Actively maintain up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Monitored the nursing and operation of support departments to ensure that resident needs were met and the facility is properly maintained.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with government regulators, residents, and families, other area health care providers, physicians and community at large.
  • Observe strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Provide administrative and clinical leadership to the nursing and therapy staff.
  • Routinely evaluate the overall resident care within the facility and diligently enforce high standards.
  • Incorporated evidence-based care into practice environment to ensure high-quality care for patients and their families.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor of Arts


Medical Social Worker II Resume

Objective : A creative position in the health care industry utilizing my extensive and diverse Social Work and care management experience, specializing in chronic disease management, hospice, preventative and managed health care, education and quality assurance.

Skills : Case Planning And Management, Excellent Verbal And Written Communication, Client Advocacy, Self-directed

Description :

  • Documenting every participant's behavior, participation level in the hour-long daily social work support group that facilitates.
  • Monitor all participant's mood and orientation while implementing care plans that specifically create for each participant and implement interventions while overseeing the social work department.
  • Develop appropriate interventions for each impairment that was deemed moderate to severe and create measurable goals for each measured impairment.
  • Coordinate with caregivers, psychiatrists, and family members to ensure any changes in behavior requiring their attention is conveyed.
  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals with different needs and objectives.
  • Implemented depression and anxiety inventory scales which have been proven to be effective in my assessments so each care plan and intervention is appropriate and effective as possible.
  • Provided group and individual education to physicians about the role of social workers in a hospital setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate of Arts

Medical Social Worker Resume

Objective : Health care and social work position leveraging my prior information technology experience as well as my Certificate in Aging Studies and Masters in Social Work. Specifically interested in working with seniors as well as working aged disabled by leveraging knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, insurance counseling, hospice and other life planning tools and tools.

Skills : Suicide Prevention, Compassion Fatigue And Burnout Prevention, Working With Challenging Families: Team Approach

Description :

  • Provided initial psychosocial assessment for all new patients/family members within five calendar days.
  • Acquired copy of medical and financial power of attorney document and do not resuscitate forms.
  • Provided education to a patient with forms such 5 wishes, Virginia advanced directive, post (physician-signed scope of treatment), financial power of attorney, guardian or conservator forms.
  • Closely communicated with eight nurses, home health aides, chaplain, bereavement counselor, and volunteer coordinator.
  • Coordinated with a patient, hospice rn, family, skilled nursing facility and coordinate transportation for medicare respite stay for 5 days.
  • Followed plan of care and updated plan if and when patient needs changed.
  • Assisted in discharge planning when patients were no longer appropriate for hospice services.
  • Assisted in training and additional social worker by providing training of system and shadowing until employee ready to perform the duties independently.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Senior Medical Social Worker Resume

Summary : Over 23 years of Social Work experience. 15 yrs in medical social work and 8 yrs in community mental health. However, very refreshed and ready to return to social work practice feeling much better than ever. Previously, worked for 15 years as a home health social worker seeing home bound patients at risk for re hospitalization due to chronic health conditions.

Skills : Fluent In Haitian Creole, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, DSM-IV Knowledgeable, Social Work Child Welfare System, Domestic Violence/Substance Abuse, Florida Safe Families Network, Structure Decision Making Model

Description :

  • Performed psychosocial assessments; collaborated with an interdisciplinary team consisting of a physician, nurses, nurses aids, physical and occupational therapists.
  • Develop a plan of care for the promotion of improved health status/ recovery; made home visits to implement care plans; provided evaluation of goals met and performed discharge planning.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments of elderly/ disabled individuals, consulted with Medicaid for authorization, developed service plans.
  • Performed monthly home and phone case management visits to ensure care needs were being met in a safe and adequate manner.
  • Ensured patients safety needs were being met by working with companies to obtain medical equipment like bath chairs, ambulation devices.
  • Served as educator, facilitator, therapist, counselor, advocate, broker, mediator, supporter. And many other roles to home health patients and their families.
  • Worked with difficult, non-compliant patients whom nurses and physicians could not get through to.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Medical Social Worker Resume

Summary : To work with clients and families providing services, to include case management, in order to assist them reach an optimal level of functioning. To provide counseling and case management services in a community and/or medical setting.

Skills : Hospice Philosophy/education, Case Management, Counseling, Working Independently W/ Laptop & Smartphone, Financial Abuse Investigation

Description :

  • Develop and implement crisis plan(s), behavior management plan(s) and clinical treatment plan(s).
  • Coordinate efforts with outside service providers; ensure the quality of work and service delivery.
  • Provide referrals to families for early intervention programs and maternal child programs.
  • Organized a case management resource/ maternity resource file for colleagues mentor MSW students seeking a profession in the social work field.
  • Informed decisions regarding medical care, discharge planning, advance directives and end of life care including actively participating in the guardianship process when appropriate.
  • Facilitate adoption and surrogate cases incorporating the use of legal services and any other services that may be needed to assure the discharge of infant to adoptive/surrogate parents.
  • Provide resources to biological parent (s) to assist them with the placement of the infant with adoptive parents.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor of Arts

Medical Social Worker Resume

Headline : Seeking a position as a Social Worker specializing in the mental health/medical field allowing myself to make a strong commitment to serving the needs of the disadvantaged. Obtaining a role to improve my skills in order to make effective contributions to my job while also earning the opportunity for professional growth by utilizing my abilities developed through my work experiences and education.

Skills : Providing Individual And Group Clinical Supervision To LGSW Co-workers

Description :

  • Collaborates as a member of the health care team to develop, implement and evaluate on-going patient care plans.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to help patients; acknowledges and responds to the patient's needs promptly and appropriately.
  • Facilitates new patients and their families, admission and orientation to dialysis care; addressing patient and family member needs in their adjustment to the dialysis regimen.
  • Assists patients in making applications for appropriate insurance coverage and welfare benefits prior to admission whenever possible.
  • Assists patients in coordinating arrangements for transportation to/from dialysis care.
  • Makes referrals for resources in the community; advocating for patient access to services such as vocational rehabilitation, in-home care, housing, hospice, etc.
  • Provides supportive brief counseling interventions, including crisis interventions, for stresses stemming from dialysis and chronic disease and its impact.
  • Develops and facilitates support groups or psychoeducation meetings for patients whenever a need is indicated.
  • Assists patients with making traveling/transient arrangements as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Administrator/ Medical Social Worker Resume

Summary : Dedicated and service focused professional, with extensive experience in counseling, planning, implementing and monitoring support services for diverse populations. Emphatic advocate with strong knowledge and background on volunteer and social work, and providing community based social services to identified groups.

Skills : Currently Hold License Number 5047B To Practice Social Work In The State Of AL

Description :

  • Provide emotional support and counseling as well as grief support and counseling.
  • Consistently maintain appropriate documentation and review medical charts.
  • Build and maintain community relationships for marketing and ongoing support.
  • Be an assertive member of the interdisciplinary team daily and during weekly meetings.
  • Support patients and families dealing with ethical issues, disability and terminal illness.
  • Perform initial assessments that include social, cultural, psychological, physical and functional needs to determine discharge plan.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to facilitate discharge planning and transitioning for patients to either home or the next level of care within the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master of Social Work

Medical Social Worker I Resume

Summary : Licensed Social Worker with over 8 years of professional experience working in area of mental health and substance abuse.To provide counseling and case management services in a community and/or medical setting.

Skills : Social Work, Case Management, Licensed Social Worker

Description :

  • Provides medical social services to patients and their families/caregivers in relation to the terminal illness.
  • Assist the patient and family in minimizing the stress and problems that arise from the terminal illness, related conditions and the dying process.
  • Assessment and re-assessment of the patient, family/significant other/caregiver.
  • Establish interventions and goals to meet the psychosocial needs of the patient, family/caregiver.
  • Assist, when necessary, in finding financial and entitlement programs for patients and families.
  • Assist patient/families with referrals or linkage to community or agency resources, when indicated.
  • Provide crisis intervention as safety issues or suicide risks are present acts as an advocate for the rights, dignity, autonomy, and self-determination of the patient.
  • Participates in discharge planning (for reasons other than death) and secures needed resources for continued care.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters in Social Work

Medical Social Worker/Part Time Resume

Summary : Over 16 years experience as a caring and compassionate Social Worker in a hospital setting. Hard-working, dependable and the ability to multi-task will enable me to be a valuable asset. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, both one-on-one and with a group. Extensive experience in counseling patients and their families to prepare for discharge or transfer. Utilize my contacts and knowledge of community resources and agencies to assist with continuation of mental health needs after discharge.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Family Therapy, Documentation

Description :

  • Evaluate all pertinent data to determine clients psychosocial situation and identify existing needs.
  • Develop individualized plans for social work intervention and assess proper treatment.
  • Provide supportive counseling and case management to clients as needed as well as follow-up on referrals to ensure services are rendered.
  • Educate clients on all aspects of their health/medical condition, many of which are complex.
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team and community agencies regarding care and follow-up of clients.
  • Organize and maintain documentation in electronic medical records as well as statistical and other written reports in compliance with the Brooklyn hospital center and other regulatory agencies.
  • Participate in educational programs, seminars, and conferences within and outside the Brooklyn hospital center.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master of Social Work

Medical Social Worker Resume

Summary : Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LGSW 8+ years of experience with direct client care and therapy in community, home and hospital settings. Significant experience providing support, crisis intervention and counseling with individuals and families facing life crises, dealing with health and mental illness, and coping with various forms trauma.

Skills : Licensed Social Worker, Computer, Microsoft Office, Bilingual In Mandarin And English

Description :

  • Communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families, and healthcare team in person and via telephone.
  • Formulate appropriate and realistic discharge plans working with a patient, family, other members of the healthcare team and available community-based organizations.
  • Works closely with utilization review specialist as well as other health care team members to coordinate and implement discharge plan.
  • Ensures continuity of patients cares by acting as a resource for patient information.
  • Facilitate/coordinate transfers to other facilities including acute rehab, ltac, and skilled nursing facilities.
  • Attends and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and conferences.
  • Coordinate resources for patients and families as identified by the interdisciplinary care team.
  • Maintain documentation required by Medicare and other insurance agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor of Arts