Social Worker in Pampa, TX at PAMPA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 8/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    1 Medical Plaza
    Pampa, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/18/2018

Job Description

Using a multidisciplinary approach, the Social Worker/Patient Advocate assists patients  Neonates, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults and their significant others to cope with a multiplicity of social and emotional problems, many with particular reference to illness and the hospital setting, working to promote or enhance psycho social functioning of the patient and family. Assist discharge planning. Meet with patients, physicians, and families throughout the facility. Communicates effectively in person and telephone with physicians, other healthcare staff, patients, families and external contacts. Assist with Discharge Planning by assessing needs, developing a plan and providing appropriate resources to facilitate the plan.

To provide emotional support, crisis intervention and counseling; information and referral; referrals for financial assistance and supportive services to patients and families with problems that are related to hospitalization, illness, disability or trauma. To provide case management & milieu management, complete psycho social assessments, assist in the development and re-evaluation of Treatment Plans and work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and to coordinate discharge planning. Complete necessary documentation and maintain clinical record for each client during his/her length of stay.

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