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MSW, Dialysis Social Worker 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Description

Social Worker needed for full-time, temp to perm position in Atlanta.

Responsibilities-

  • Case Management*
  • Conduct ongoing psycho- social assessments and implement appropriate interventions to minimize barriers and promote positive treatment outcomes.
  • Support and maximize the social functioning and coping of ESRD patients.
  • Advocate for patients
  • Provide supportive counseling to patients/families and identify coping strategies related to their illness, modality and lifestyle changes.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Provide continuing education to patients/families/staff as needed*
  • Acts as a liaison between the hospital Social Worker and the patient concerning the patients problem(s) in order to provide continuity of care.
  • Participates in administrative and staff programs as required, this includes, but not limited to QAPI, attending staff meetings and in-services.
  • Collaborates with staff regarding a change in patients modality and in facilitating a patient transfer, in or out of the facility.
  • Collaborated with staff on admission of new patients.
  • Gather information about the patients social, psychological, cultural, environmental and financial situation to form treatment plan.
  • Coordinates patients funding information with both the administrative office and other agencies to determine eligibility with Medicare, State Medicaid, COBRA and private insurance carriers.
  • Knowledge of AKF programs
  • Working knowledge of Crownweb
 
Position Requirements

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education with specialization in clinical practice
  • Must possess and maintain a current license to practice in the state of Georgia
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in an outpatient dialysis facility
  • Travel between dialysis clinics required

 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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