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Medical Social Worker

Posted: June 17, 2024
Salary:US$35.00 - US$45.00 per hour
Job type: Contract
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Medix is hiring for a Medical Social Worker for a Primary Care Clinic in the St. Louis (63112) area!

Summary: Assists patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties through assessment and individualized intervention.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Works in close collaboration with physicians and other health care personnel in patient evaluation and treatment to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors underlying patient's health problem.
- Performs screening/evaluation of individuals for mental health and substance abuse disorders
- Provides brief interventions for individuals with behavioral problems
-Provides behavioral support to assist individuals in improving health status and managing chronic illnesses
- Meets regularly with primary care team to plan care and discuss cases, and exchange appropriate information with team members in an informal "curbside" manner as part of the daily routine of the clinic
- Assisting with Integration of behavioral health into Primary Care
- Providing education using handouts, "teach back" strategy, and tailored for each specific issue

- Five years of college or university program certificate; or five years or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience such as:

- MSW degree from accredited college or university, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychologist, Provisional Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marital and Family Therapist, Provisional Licensed Martial and Family Therapist

Hours: M-F, 8a -5p

Health, dental, and vision benefits
401(k)/Profit Sharing plan
Opportunity for growth