Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Social Worker in Fort Bragg, California


The Renal Social Worker , in consultation with the attending physician, is responsible for assessing the psycho social and financial needs of peritoneal, hemodialysis, home, and kidney transplant and pre-ESRD patients; counseling patients and their families on ESRD related issues including financial and transportation needs.

This position is part time, 24 hours per week


The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Initially assesses the patient's psycho-social needs by collecting subjective and objective data and utilizing that information to develop and implement a plan for the provision of optimal care.

  • Counsels patient and families regarding ESRD therapies and the financial aspects of ESRD modalities,

  • Assists in the completion of financial forms and supplies transportation information for the patient.

  • Gathers and documents in the patient's medical record data to assess and modify the care plan in accordance with regulatory requirements on an on-going basis.

  • Compiles and develops educational materials to be used as teaching aids in education of patients and staff.

  • Participates in the care planning process for patients.

  • Maintains a professional working relationship with other staff of DCI.

  • Participates in other staff programs as required.



Education and/or Experience:

  • A Masters of Social Work Degree is required.

  • Dialysis experience a plus.

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

For more information about equal opportunity please see: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf ; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf ; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf ; and https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf .

ID 2017-6964

# of Openings 1

Address 512 Cypress Street

Category Social Work