Social Worker Clinical
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Social Worker provides comprehensive psychosocial assessments
to members. Social work services are designed to support and
maximize the member's ability to better direct their own health
care experience through the use of assessment and intervention,
educational programs, and linkage to health plan and community
resources. The Social Worker encourages respect for individuality,
independence and patient choice and collaborates on policies and
systems that respect the cultural, religions, and ethnic
differences among patients and families. Social work contributes to
the medical team's understanding of patient beliefs, behaviors, and
barriers regarding the member's illness.
- Uses age appropriate assessment and intervention skills. Able
to use a range of interventions, depending upon the needs of the
- Assists members in developing cost effective, appropriate
health care plans through optimizing the member's personal
resources as well as community and Kaiser Permanente resources and
- Promotes multi-disciplinary care that is patient-centered and
considers all aspects of members' personal, psychological,
economic, and cultural needs.
- Maintains thorough knowledge of Kaiser Permanente
services/benefits, public/private community resources, as well as
federal/state laws which effect health care planning.
- Completes required documentation of services and Social Work
plan of care per department policy.
- Participates in program development, orientation, and
educational activities which further members' capacity to better
direct their own health care experience.
Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Salem , Social Worker Clinical, Other , salem, Oregon
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