• Licensed Bachelor Social Worker

    Posted Date 5 days ago(10/11/2018 10:04 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3214
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    US-MD-Bethesda
    Category
    Research
  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

     

    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

     

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Medical Science & Computing is searching for a Licensed Bachelor Social Worker to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland. Licensure may be from any U.S. State or Territory.

     

    • Patient Assessment and Planning for Financial Need and Community Resources - obtains selected information about research participants’ household, living situation, employment, financial situation, and other pertinent information to make initial and continuing eligibility determinations for financial assistance from agency resources and to identify related needs for community resources and services.
    • International Patient and Caregiver Assistance - assists those international patients/caregivers whose medical team determines that their stays must be extended due to medical necessity. The incumbent assists the patient/caregiver with gathering and organizing documents for submission to the NIH Division of International Services.
    • Pharmacy Assistance Case Management - The incumbent works with the patient/caregiver to apply to pharmaceutical companies requesting financial support for prescription medications.
    • Discharge Planning Assistance - communicates with insurance companies and health care facilities to identify possible resources for continuity of care for inpatients under direct and close supervision by clinical social work staff.
    • Resource Identification and Referral - maintains information and directories of community resources and social services to assist the patient/caregiver with identifying possible resources/services for which research participants/caregivers may be eligible.
    • Patient/Caregiver Education About Resources – explains eligibility criteria, discusses needs, and educates research participants about agency and community resources and services for which they may be eligible.
    • Social Work Department Administrative Support, including front desk coverage/reception coverage
    • NIH Clinical Research Information System (CRIS) Documentation

    Requirements

    • Must possess appropriate state licensing in any U.S. state or territory at a Bachelor of social work level (LBSW or equivalent).
    • Must have some experience in a medical setting.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bilingual (Spanish)

     

     

    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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