Work with K Hospital to choose children for Mr. Sun to support. Meet with the families to understand the medical, financial and emotional needs of the patient and families.
Determine the extent of the needs and work with VCF team, hospital staff and other relevant parties, ie, DOLISA, insurance carriers, etc., to maximize the assistance to both patients and families.
Work with relevant government entities to achieve program goals.
Serve as liaison between hospital and patient’s families to assist parents and to also collaborate with other health professionals/providers to ensure that healing is as successful as possible.
Provide patient’s families with education and counseling.
Make referrals to other services, case management interventions, planning hospital discharge and organizing parents support groups.
Maintain case history records and prepare reports.
Participate in training and VCF team meetings.
Do translations of documents and interpretation.
Responsible for keeping track of expenses and receipts.
Understand and abide by the policies and procedures of VCF.
Assist with administrative, general office management and public relations efforts.
Help with other employer assigned tasks.
Assist Program Manager as required.
The HSW will have the management and communication experience to coordinate all activities, transportation, counseling, appointments, parent support groups and documentation of expenses and budget.
The HSW must be mature and have a compassionate heart. This is top priority to succeed in this position. Dedication, perceptiveness and commitment to discern and fill in the gaps of services, as well as, being a problem solver is required.
Possesses a history of professionalism.
At least bachelor degree in social work or some medical field is required plus 2 years experience in social work in the hospital setting.
Alternatively, the HSW who has no relevant university degree can have been trained for 5 years by competent Social Work Case Managers in the hospital environment and performed social work.