Inpatient Medical Social Worker Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Trained in providing crisis intervention services in addition to routine care and support. Conducts assessments, sets goals and improves patient quality of life with hands-on assistance.

  • Assessing needs and safety
  • Networking with staff
  • Detail-oriented
  • Training & Development
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Teamwork
  • Organization and Time management
  • Bilingual
  • Excellent Multitasker
San Diego State University San Diego, CA, Expected in 05/2017 Master of Arts : Social Work - GPA :
San Diego State University San Diego, CA Expected in 05/2016 Bachelor of Arts : Social Work - GPA :
Work History
Veterans Health Administration - Inpatient Medical Social Worker
Vineland, NJ, 03/2018 - Current
  • Coordinated individualized discharge plans to manage safe transition back into community and home environments.
  • Organized clinical documentation, treatment plans, and referrals.
  • Provided ongoing counseling to help patients deal with conditions and processes, including crisis and suicidal ideation
  • Documented case notes daily and coordinated follow-up for seamless case management.
  • Completed psychosocial evaluations and needs assessments.
  • Coordinated program referrals for community-based resources.
  • Worked with medical teams, patients and families to implement effective treatment plans.
  • Provided consultation/education to medical residents on social work practice and VA policies and procedures
  • Serves on committees, work groups, and task forces at the facility as deemed appropriate by the supervisor and Chief of Social Work Services
  • Manages a caseload of 40 Veterans on assigned floor and will cover additional floors as needed, including support to HCHV Inpatient Social Work as needed
American Advanced Management, Inc - Outpatient Social Worker
Sebastopol, CA, 08/2017 - 03/2018
  • Established and maintained effective therapeutic relationships with Veterans and/or their families in the PACT setting
  • Completed thorough psychosocial assessments independently to determine the psychosocial functioning and needs of Veterans and/or their families
  • Participated as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and collaborated with Veterans and Veteran family members to development and implement treatment/service plans and interventions
  • Facilitated action for community referrals/placements through collaboration with Veterans, Veteran families, and interdisciplinary treatment team members to ensure that appropriate community placements are completed in a timely manner.
  • Served as an advocate and liaison between Veterans and/or their families and VA and community resources in order to ensure thorough delivery of services.
Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital - Medical Social Worker/Discharge Planner
City, STATE, 08/2016 - 08/2017
  • Provided mental health crisis intervention and evaluation to patients throughout the facility.
  • Conducted behavioral health psychosocial assessments and clinical interventions, inclusive of individual, group, and family therapy to determine and assist with current needs of patients; including addressing family members concerns when appropriate
  • Participated in the treatment planning process with other disciplines; Presented clinical documentation and observations to interdisciplinary team.
  • Acted as a liaison between the hospital and community resources.
  • Provided a full range of social work services to include case work, individual and family counseling, discharge planning, and case management.
  • Worked collaboratively with nursing staff, case managers, external organizations and community resources to provide health services across the continuum of care
  • Facilitated discharge activities and transportation, connecting patients with next level of care
Outback Steakhouse - Server/Bartender/Administrative Assistant/Front of
City, STATE, 03/2006 - 08/2017
  • Represent the restaurant at meetings for community and professional organizations
  • Track restaurant sales and input data on excel spreadsheets to send to regional managers and corporate office
  • Maintain inventory records
  • Certified trainer in charge of training new personnel
  • Enrich experiences providing great customer service
  • Assist in problem resolution with customers and staff to reach the most successful solution
  • Communicate with individuals of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds on a daily basis
  • Consistently promoted to positions of greater responsibility
Job Related Training

Inpatient Homeless Social Work Intern

Veteran Affairs Medical Center 8/2016 to 05/2017

  • Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary team, external organizations and community resources to provide health services across a continuum of care
  • Completes psychosocial assessments, advanced directives, verifies insurance, and utilizes standardized assessments tools to measure Veterans’ safety
  • Applies crisis interventions in response to immediate needs of Veterans’ including Adult Protective Services and Tarasoff reporting
  • Provides short term case management, including advocacy when appropriate
  • Attends and participates in medical rounds, staff meetings, and in-service trainings
  • Implements innovative plans for Veterans’ discharge or problem resolution

Discharge Planner/Inpatient Psychiatric Social Work Intern

Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital 8/2015 to 5/2016

  • Worked collaboratively with nursing staff, case managers, external organizations and community resources to provide health services across the continuum of care
  • Facilitated discharge activities and transportation, connecting patients with next level of care
  • Collected patient information to provide the best quality care
  • Implemented innovative plans for patients’ discharge or problem resolution
  • Attended and participated in staff meetings and in-service trainings
  • Observed performance of patient wellness check-in and discussion discharge and safely plans.
  • Observed completion of psychosocial assessment, collateral calls, and gun removal procedures

Social Work Intern

Metro United Ministry Methodist Urban Ministry 2/2014 to 5/2014

  • Organized and managed client case files
  • Created and assisted with implementation of lesson plans
  • Assisted with classroom setup for projects
  • Worked programs using the strengths perspective model
  • Assisted clients with creating résumés and filling out job applications

· Attended and participated in conferences bringing innovative ideas to the team

· Worked events assisting youth in team building and rehabilitation in moving toward their short and long term goals

Extracurricular Activities

Past Committees/Work Groups:

- Health Promotion Disease Prevention (HPDP) Committee

- RN Transition to Practice Program Speaker

Current Committees/Work Groups:

- Transitions Nurse Program - Home Health Care (TNP-HHC) - Transition Coordinator

- Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAP) Program - IPV Champion; Strength At Home (SAH) Facilitator

- Policy and Procedures Committee Attending and Social Work Discharge Planning Work Flow Work Group

- Welcome/Introduction to Social Work and Discharge Planning to New Residents Speaker

Social Work Trainer for New Hires and Interns

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School Attended
  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Inpatient Medical Social Worker
  • Outpatient Social Worker
  • Medical Social Worker/Discharge Planner
  • Server/Bartender/Administrative Assistant/Front of
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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