Medical social workers typically work in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or hospice, have a graduate degree in the field, and work with patients and their families in need of psychosocial help.
Candidates must meet one of the educational requirements below.
Bachelor of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work is required.
Candidate must be enrolled in and provide proof of enrollment and course schedule in an accredited Master of Social Work program with a graduate date within two years date of hire. (Allowed for Casual position only)
Master of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work is preferred.
Three to six months of on the job training.
Certified Masters Social Worker (CMSW) or Master Social Worker (MSW) or Certified Social Worker (CSW) Required.
Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) Preferred.
Skilled in promoting positive relations when interacting with patients or other customers.
Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.
Not neccessary for the position (0%):
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)