Assessment and Care Planning: Conduct comprehensive assessments of members' psychosocial needs, strengths, and resources. Collaborate with the healthcare team to develop individualized care plans that address these needs.
Crisis Intervention: Provide crisis intervention and support to members and their families during times of emotional distress or critical health situations.
Resource Coordination: Connect members with community resources, social services, and support networks to enhance their overall well-being.
Advocacy: Advocate on behalf of members to ensure they receive appropriate care and services within the managed care system.
Emotional Support: Offer emotional support and counseling to members and their families to help them cope with illness, disability, and life transitions.
Education: Educate members and families about available healthcare options, benefits, and community resources to empower them in making informed decisions.
Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of assessments, care plans, and interventions in compliance with regulatory standards.
Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Collaborate closely with physicians, nurses, therapists, and other healthcare professionals to ensure coordinated and holistic care for members.
Compliance: Stay current with all relevant state and federal regulations and guidelines related to the provision of social work services in a managed long-term care setting