Senior Clinical Social Worker

Senior Clinical Social Worker

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Summary

Responsible for performing assessments and contributing to the plan of care for patients with complex social, cultural or clinical needs.

Education/Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Social Work Studies.
  • Arabic Speaker preferred

Experience:

Minimum five (5) years of experience after Master’s Degree. MUST have current healthcare/hospital experience as Social Worker at Acute Care Hospital.

License

Valid and in a good Standing License in current country of practice

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts patient psychosocial assessment and makes treatment recommendations
  • Provides consultation and collaborates with physicians, nurses and other health care team members to assist in the development of a comprehensive and coordinated plan of care
  • Engages patients and their families in adhering to the treatment plan by reducing or eliminating, to the extent possible, social, psychological, financial and behavioral barriers to successful outcomes
  • Assists Case Manager with complex social situations
  • Advocates on the patient’s behalf for access to appropriate post-acute care services
  • Identifies and assists the under or uninsured patient to locate available resources and advocates with payers and social agencies to locate sources of financial support
  • Acts as a resource to CCAD personnel on a wide range of social and cultural topics
  • Assist in the provision of emotional support and education for staff