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Social Worker

Job Type Full Time
Date Posted 2015-11-18
Job Location Batangas City
Company Information United Doctors of St. Camillus de Lellis Hospital
Diversion Road, Bolbok
Batangas City, Batangas
4200
Job Description Duties and Responsibilities • Initial screening and evaluation of patient and families; • Comprehensive psychosocial assessment of patients; • Helps patients and families understand the illness and treatment options, as well as consequences of various treatments or treatment refusal; • Helps patients/families adjust to hospital admission; possible role changes; explores emotional/social responses to illness and treatment; • Educates patients on the roles of health care team members; assisting patients and families in communicating with one another and to members of health care team; interpreting information; • Educates patients on the levels of health care (i.e. acute, sub- acute, home care); entitlements; community resources; and advance directives; • Facilitates decision making on behalf of patients and families; • Employs crisis Intervention; • Diagnosing underlying mental illness; providing or making referrals for individual, family, and group psychotherapy; • Educates hospital staff on patient psychosocial issues; • Promotes communication and collaboration among health care team members; • Coordinates patient discharge and continuity of care planning; • Promotes patient navigation services; occupational profile 1 social Workers in Hospitals & Medical Centers • Arranges for resources/funds to finance medications, durable medical equipment, and other needed services; • Ensures communication and understanding about post-hospital care among patient, family and health care team members; • Advocates for patient and family needs in different settings: inpatient, outpatient, home, and in the community.
Job Qualifications • Male or Female
• Graduate of BS Social Work
• Registered Social Worker
• Preferably with related experience
Highest Education Attainment College Graduate

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