The Medical Social Worker assesses the¬†psychological status of patients related to the patient’s illness and environment. A Medical Social Worker communicates findings with the Health Care Team.

Also provides the following services;

  • Assist in contacting local agencies; community resources (Meals on wheels, life alert, transportation etc)
  • Provide Assistance with insurance, medicare/medicaid
  • Provide information to patient and families regarding advance directives / DNR
  • Participates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as required.