Also referred to as:
Clinical Social Worker - BSW -Home Care
Requirements and Responsibilities
Medical Social Worker (BSW) - Home Care provides social work services to home care patients and their families. Counsels and provides support for patients' psychosocial needs during illness and treatment. Being a Medical Social Worker (BSW) - Home Care advises family members about additional services and makes referrals. Participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and assists with the development of a holistic treatment plan. Additionally, Medical Social Worker (BSW) - Home Care requires a bachelor's degree in social work. Typically requires a state license. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Medical Social Worker (BSW) - Home Care's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.