Medical social workers are in charge of completing administrative medical tasks while providing excellent client interactions. They are responsible for interviewing patients and relatives to form a better medical history. They perform the initial contact and complete a background screening before further testing. They document each client visit and report their progress to other medical professionals.
Medical Social Worker Tasks
Communicate with patients and rehabilitation or care programs to ensure appropriate actions are taken.
Conduct psychosocial evaluations and advise clinicians on social work matters.
Coordinate patient interactions from patient care, discharge instructions, follow-up to aftercare information.
Negotiate with payers, outreach, family, and third party groups to safeguard patients.