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    This position provides a full range of screening, assessment, diagnostic, treatment, consultative, and educational services to patients, caregivers, and staff. If you are a talented, knowledgeable, and motivated individual with clinical social work experience in a medical setting and want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH, Clinical Center, Social Work Department. For more information visit: https://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/swd/index.html.

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    Responsibilities

    • Perform a range of conventional screening, assessment, diagnostic, treatment, consultative, and educational services to assigned segment of Clinical Center patients, caregivers, and staff.
    • Complete psychosocial assessment of patients and caregivers in order to identify those factors which have a bearing on his/her ability to cope with stress and the requirements of the research protocols.
    • Communicate with community agencies regarding the needs of the patient and his/her caregivers, and arrange for the needed services they can provide.
    • Identify gaps in service and make recommendations in order to maximize patient care and to implement the treatment goals.
    • Develop a working knowledge of state and local bureaucracies in order to assist patients make optimal use of local resources.
    • Identify financial needs of patients and caregivers during hospital stays and participates in determining resources available for assistance, consistent with the goal of maximizing adjustment to research protocols.
    • Consult with other Clinical Center Departments, in addition to assigned organizational segment, on specific case referrals.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0185 Social Work

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/554989900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.