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Social Worker

Description: A Social Worker in the healthcare setting provides patients and their families with psychological and social support to cope with illness and disease.

Duties:

  • Provide case management for patients
  • Educate and counsel patients and families
  • Make referrals for other services
  • Inform with health care providers of patients' emotional and mental health
  • Prepare reports and maintain accurate records

Interested in becoming a Social Worker? Click here for more information.

(Source: https://www.bls.gov/oes/2018/may/oes211022.htm)