Care Coordinator / Social Worker Needed urgently: APPLY HERE.
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Collaborate with professionals to make a holistic Assessment of patient’s social circumstances and socio-emotional needs, medical and physical conditions to establish patient’s needs.
Plan and coordinate discharge: evaluate situation and setup at home, considering patients physical condition and needs, level of care/assistance needed, support-systems etc. and make recommendations on discharge to home or other care facility.
Networking with and referring patients / families to community resources and services to assist in the recovery from mental or physical illness and to provide access to other services such as legal aid, housing, job placement etc.
Report writing on patient’s home circumstances, support-systems, socio – emotional functioning, discharge plan etc.
Forward update reports to medical aids and Discharge reports after discharge.
Investigate abuse or neglect cases and take authorized protective action when necessary.
Utilize consultation data and social work experience to plan and coordinate client or patient care and rehabilitation, following through to ensure service efficiency.
Continuously evaluate and modify treatment plans, in conjunction with multi discipline team to comply with changes in clients’ status.
Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan.
Identify environmental impediments to client or patient progress through interviews and review of patient records.
Advise and Direct other workers providing ultimate care to patients.
Ensure adequate paperwork and record keeping of own interventions.
Network and keep adequate data base of services available for referral purposes.
Develop or advise on social policy and assist in protocol development.
Counselling, education to patients and their families to help them understand their medical condition and the effects thereof, helping them to adjust and cope with changes, challenges and emotions.
Counsel clients and patients in individual and group sessions to Assist patients with their recovery plan, recover from illness, resolve crises, and adjust to life.
Conduct social research to advance knowledge in the social work field.
Follow up after discharge.
Relevant Bachelor’s degree will be advantageous.
2 years experience in Social Worker/ Patient Coordinator Role.
Valid Driver’s License and own vehicle will be advantageous.
*If you are not contacted within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.
This position reports to: Facility Manager
Apply before Friday, March 8, 2019 – 34 Days left
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If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.