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Social Worker LCSW

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Scottdale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities

The LCSW Social Worker will provide psychosocial services to assist the patient/family with resources, information and counseling services to benefit their adjustment to illness, hospitalization, anticipatory grief, death and bereavement. Work as a part of an interdisciplinary team to provide care and support to the patient and family as a whole and serve as an expert for issues related to psychosocial issues in end of life care, documentation, and health care standards. Maintain a caseload of patients/families in the inpatient unit and/or home team, assist with the admission process and initiate the conversation about funeral planning and advanced directives. Communicate with department teams the changes in patient status. The LCSW will participate in the training of new social work hires, and may assist other LMSWs in case reviews and discussion of difficult situations, to include, but not limited to assessing suicide ideation, bereavement risk, etc.

Qualifications

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Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Social Worker LCSW, Healthcare , Scottdale, Georgia

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