Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Social Work Intern in Spartanburg (West Spartanburg), South Carolina
The Dialysis Social Work Intern, works with the Licensed Clinical Social Worker to assess the psycho social and financial needs of Peritoneal patients, Hemodialysis patients, home patients, kidney transplant patients and pre-ESRD patients; counseling patients and their families on ESRD related issues including financial and transportation needs.
This internship is 12 hours/week.
Initially assesses the patient's psycho-social needs by collecting and/or obtaining subjective and objective data and utilizing that information and the psycho-social recommendations of the attending physician to develop and implement a plan for the provision of optimal care.
Counsels patient and families, separately and together, regarding ESRD therapies and the financial aspects of ESRD modalities, assisting in the completion of financial forms, and assisting in transportation by supplying information and making contacts with/for the patient.
Maintains professional working relationship with other staff of DCI. Participates in administrative and staff programs as required. This includes attending staff meetings and in service meetings.
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 plans and the care planning process for patients.
Completion of an accredited Master Social Work Program
Currently licensed in the state or working toward clinical licensure.
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.
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Job Location US-SC-Spartanburg (West Spartanburg)
Posted Date 1 month ago (8/26/2021 5:53 PM)
# of Openings 1
Address 105 Tradd Street
Category Social Work