Renal Social Worker Resume Samples

A Renal Social Worker is a support person who assists the patients before and after the dialysis procedures. Some core duties undertaken by these workers are listed on the Renal Social Worker Resume as – providing support to the patient and their family members in all areas of living such as emotional, financial, lifestyle and more; explaining to patients about how to cope with the process; strengthening their families and acting as a support systems; adjusting treatment plans and diet changes; keeping or getting insurance; applying for financial assistance; getting a job; finding community resources for home health service, transportation and nutrition; and helping patients adjust to dialysis life.

The nature of the job demands the following skills – the ability to provide support at all times, knowledge of assessing the patient’s needs; strong networking skills to connect the patient with various resources; physical abilities and mentoring skills. Formal education is not a must for this role.

Renal Social Worker Resume example

Renal Social Worker Resume

Summary : Versatile, compassionate, and skilled Professional Human Services / Social Worker seeks challenging career position within progressive organization that welcomes benevolence, dedication, and experience. Exceptional ability to work with a variety of human services populations using innovative humanitarian counseling techniques, complimented by a proven desire to intercede and assist others.

Skills : Computers, Copy Machines, Faxes, Phones.

Description :

    1. Provided assistance and Community resources for dialysis patients, including insurance options.
    2. Conducted and wrote initial, annual and quarterly patient assessments.
    3. Provided training and information for employee and quality assurance meetings.
    4. Supervised and trained students doing field placement for MSW program requirement.
    5. Supervised employees who work and consumers who live in 16-bed group home for people with developmental disabilities.
    6. Ability to incorporate complex multiple causation in differential diagnosis and treatment within approved clinical privileges or scope of practice.
    7.  Ability to provide specialized consultation to colleagues and students on the psychosocial treatment of patients in the service delivery area, as well as role modeling effective social work practice skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Social Work


Sr. Renal Social Worker Resume

Summary : Social Worker, Colorado Mental Health Institute, Co Forensic/Psychiatric Social Worker - Napa State Hospital, Napa, Ca VA PTSD Social Worker - Navajo-Hopi Reservations, Az Mental/Behavioral Health Clinician, Yavapai-Apache Reservation, Az Community Health Clinician, Az Addiction Counselor Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist.

Skills : Communication Including Written And Oral At.

Description :

    1. Met psychosocial needs of approximately 125 patients at two clinics owned by one of the largest for profit dialysis providers in the United States (Fortune 500 Company).
    2. Managed benefits for patients who qualify for Missouri Kidney Program.
    3. Assured company profitability by obtaining and maintaining patient insurance at an optimal level including commercial, federal, and state insurance programs, as well as funding for premiums.
    4. Obtained emergency funds for patients from National Kidney Foundation (NKF).
    5. Acted as liaison to community programs providing assistance to renal patients, diabetics, elderly and the AIDS/HIV+ population.
    6. Accessed Social Security Administration programs for patients.
    7. Participated in lobbying efforts at state and federal levels.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.S.W.


Jr. Renal Social Worker Resume

Objective : Obtain a position of a social worker, while utilizing internship, paid experience and academic achievements.

Skills : Case Management, Counseling, Clinical Assessments.

Description :

    1. Provides psychosocial services and assessments to patients treated with kidney disease.
    2. Works with a health care team to promote rehabilitation and improved quality of life for patients.
    3. Assists with linking patients to travel resources and transportation to dialysis; complete outside referrals as needed.
    4. Discharges planning and crisis intervention.
    5. Attends monthly meetings to discuss patient care and stability (Monthly) Complete the admission process and paperwork.
    6. Provides one-on-one counseling to patients as needed.
    7. Responsible for a caseload of 160 patients in 3 facilities.
    8. Monitors and processes admission paperwork before outpatient admission.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work

Renal Social Worker III Resume

Summary : To obtain a position which would allow to utilize and further strengthen knowledge of and skills in social work.

Skills : Microsoft Office, EMR, MethOD, Midas, Salesforce, Case Management.

Description :

    1. Performed psychosocial assessments to determine and evaluate the needs and quality of life progress of patients in End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).
    2. Based on Comprehensive Assessments, develop Care Plans for each new patient and at regular intervals for all other patients undergoing regular dialysis treatments.
    3. Utilized a computer and computer software programs in the course of my work with patients (Microsoft Word, Sorian-eCube, Pharmacy Tracking Tool, Plan of Care Tracker, Sharepoint, e.g.) to document my work with patients and to enter monthly progress notes for each patient.
    4. Completed Plan of Care Trackers to assist in tracking patient's progress towards quality of life goals.
    5. Researched information online to gather information and resources for patients.
    6. Provided education to patients (depression, anger, quality of life specific to ESRD, cognitive triangle, patient rights and responsibilities, Thrive educational material, e.g.).
    7. Provided Kidney Quality of Life Surveys (KDQOL) surveys to patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Social Work

Renal Social Worker II Resume

Headline : Obtain a position as a social worker that offers professional growth and development, Reviewed the results of KDQOL surveys with patients. Developed action plans to address low monthly KDQOL completion rates. Responsible for psychosocial assessment for long term services to patients on dialysis treatment. Work with a health care interdisciplinary team to promote patient's positive adjustment using brief counseling interventions and community referrals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, MS Word.

Description :

    1. Developed and oversaw multidisciplinary educational programs for pre-dialysis and current dialysis patients.
    2. Teached monthly Pre-dialysis Education Program.
    3. Provided psychosocial assessment for transplant recipients and living donors.
    4. Collaborated with transplant team for appropriate services to ready patients for successful transplant outcomes.
    5. Provided individual and group clinical supervision for LCSW candidates within the Renal Center and St Joseph Hospital.
    6. Provided Social Work services to outpatient hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis within the Renal Center: Conduct psychosocial assessments and develop care plans in accordance with identified needs; collaborate with multidisciplinary patient care team in the planning and provision of services.
    7. Collaborated with the Nephrology community and renal community-based professionals to identify educational needs and existing resources to meet those needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters In Social Work

Renal Social Worker I Resume

Headline : Career opportunity as a Family Support Counselor that will benefit from extensive knowledge and experience in Child Welfare and Cultural Competence, as well as dedication in providing quality services to individuals and families.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power Point.

Description :

    1. Maintained caseload of 100+ veterans.
    2. Created and update documentation for each patient including psycho-socials and care plans.
    3. Maintained consistent contact with members of the Multidisciplinary team members regarding each patient.
    4. Provided individual, group, and family education for each patient.
    5. Coordinated treatments and services for each renal patient receiving dialysis.
    6. Completed community referrals for renal patients.
    7. Reported monthly statistics to End Stage Renal Disease Network, Inc.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Social Work

Assistant Renal Social Worker Resume

Headline : Accomplished social work and public health professional with a demonstrated commitment to reducing health disparities in at-risk populations in urban communities. Extensive experiences in mobile therapy for children and adults with various mental health diagnoses; trained in behavior modification, functional behavior assessment, and peer and conflict mediation.

Skills : Kidney Smart Educator, Various Therapeutic Counselling, Bilingual Spanish, Computer.

Description :

    1. Conducted patient psychosocial assessments and prepared appropriate documentation.
    2. Developed and updated treatment and psychosocial goals for plan of care.
    3. Documented and monitored ongoing psychosocial issues and patient goals.
    4. Completed a quality of life measure for each patient.
    5. Notified multidisciplinary team of patient psychosocial issues affecting treatment.
    6. Analyzed and provided information and facilitated referrals to community, private, state, and federal agencies based on psychosocial needs.
    7. Counseled new patients and families on treatment options/modalities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MSW

Associate Renal Social Worker Resume

Summary : A LCSW and CCM with a strong background in mental health, substance abuse and medical social work. Specialized in geriatric population and criminal offender population.

Skills : Computer : Microsoft Word, Excel And Much More, Bilingual Spanish.

Description :

    1. Conducted initial patient psychosocial assessments within 30 days of admission, with a reassessment conducted 90 days after the initial assessment.
    2. Developed treatment and psychosocial goals for initial plan of care.
    3. Communicated with the interdisciplinary team any psychosocial issues affecting treatment.
    4. Provided an analysis and provision of information and facilitated referrals to community, private, state and federal agencies based on psychosocial needs.
    5. Counseled new and current patients and families on dialysis treatment options and modalities; provided support, information and assistance in treatment planning and adjustment to dialysis.
    6. Coordinated and participated in patient/family care conferences with multidisciplinary team.
    7. Provided crisis intervention expertise as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MSW

Assistant Renal Social Worker I Resume

Summary : Consistently receive outstanding performance evaluations in all positions held. Easily establish and maintain effective rapport with both clientele and colleagues. Remains current on policies and procedures with the company, insurances and community programs Volunteer work with the Northwest Georgia Crisis Center.

Skills : Renal Social Work, Mental Health.

Description :

    1. Completed all state requirements for Clinic Audits by MCS and Stated Audits.
    2. Used Cognitive Therapy, Refelective and Reframing PT's concerns.
    3. Provided crisis intervention expertise as necessary.
    4. Assisted with patients receiving referrals from Social Security Administration and Texas Kidney Health for Medicare financial benefits.
    5. Developed systems and tools to improve communication between the outpatient community, the hospital and the Renal Center.
    6. Provided casework services, counseling, home visits, and information and referral services based on identified psychosocial needs of patients and families.
    7. Evaluated End Stage Renal Disease patients upon admission to outpatient dialysis unit from a social work perspective.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MSW In Social Work

Renal Social Worker Resume

Objective : To obtain a position within a field where can fully utilize expertise in advocacy, case management, counseling, crisis intervention, providing psycho-social assessments and treatment planning.

Skills : BLS Certification, Bilangual.

Description :

    1. Supported patients in all aspects of their lives including: emotional, financial, and lifestyle adjustment.
    2. Assisted patients applying and maintaining medical assistance and insurance; provided information and education to patients about payment for dialysis services (federal, state, commercial insurance, and state renal programs).
    3. Linked patients to community resources for transportation, home health services, and vocational rehabilitation.
    4. Participated in care planning in collaboration with the patient and healthcare team to identify effective interventions that will help the patient meet rehabilitation and treatment goals, improve quality of life.
    5. Provided supportive and goal directed counseling to patients who are seeking transplant Reviewed patient rights and responsibilities, grievance information, and other policies with patient and/or the patients' representative to ensure patients' understanding of their rights and expectations of them.
    6. Collaborated with renal team to ensure environmental integrity and aesthetics are maintained and that all work areas are safe and clean.
    7. Actively participated in ongoing education opportunities and shared relevant information with the renal team to enhance team skill in working with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients.
    8. Educated patients about programs that may be available to assist with uncovered services, how to resolve billing concerns, and understand their financial responsibilities.
    9. Completed Medicare Secondary Payor Questionnaire (MSPQ) with patients upon admission; reassessed patient demographic and insurance information changes every quarter; notifies all appropriate departments of any changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Science Of Nursing