Clinical Social Worker – Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Job Description
This position is responsible for performing psychosocial assessments and contributing to the plan of care for patients with complex social, cultural or clinical needs.

 Conducts patient psychosocial assessment and makes treatment recommendations
 Provides consultation and collaborates with physicians, nurses and other health care team members to develop a comprehensive and coordinated plan of care
 Engages patients and their families in adhering to the treatment plan by reducing or eliminating, to the extent possible, social, psychological, financial and behavioral barriers to successful outcomes
 Assists Case Manager with complex social situations
 Advocates on the patient’s behalf for access to appropriate post- acute care services
 Identifies and assists the under or uninsured patient to locate available resources and advocates with payers and social agencies to locate sources of financial support
 Acts as a resource to CCAD personnel on a wide range of social and cultural topics
 Provides emotional support and education for staff

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
 Minimum of four (4) years experience in social work is required
 For UAE Nationals: minimum of two (2) years experience in social work is required
 Knowledge of the requirements of government and other regulatory bodies
 Strong problem-solving and conflict mediation skills
 Ability to deal effectively with people at all levels of the health care hierarchy
 Strong oral and written communication skills
 Ability to speak and write in English is required
 Ability to speak and write in Arabic is preferred

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