How much does a Medical Social Worker (MSW) make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Medical Social Worker (MSW) in the United States is $32 as of November 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $29 and $35. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Social Worker Case Mgr I

Inova Health System - Annandale, VA

Social Worker Case Mgr II

Inova Health System - Falls Church, VA

Hospice Social Worker (MSW)

(434400) Medi Home Health & Hospice - Fredericksburg, VA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Luke & Associates, Inc. - Hampton, VA

Job Description for Medical Social Worker (MSW)

Medical Social Worker (MSW) provides social work services to hospital patients and their families. Counsels and provides crisis intervention for patients, including assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral problems related to hospitalization. Being a Medical Social Worker (MSW) participates as a member of multi-disciplinary team and may assist patients in treatment planning. May contribute to the formulation of discharge plans. Additionally, Medical Social Worker (MSW) may take a leadership role on more complex cases. Requires a master's degree of social work. Typically reports to a manager. Medical Social Worker (MSW)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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