Department: Glaucoma Research
Responsibilities: The social worker will facilitate improved appointment adherence, access to health insurance information, benefits, referrals, or program enrollment for patients with glaucoma. Working with all glaucoma specialists in a team environment, the social worker will identify patients that are in need of social support services. He/she will assess the psychosocial needs of patients needing subsequent vision care, and evaluate, track, and reduce barriers/attitudes to care that often preclude follow-up. He/she will support patients with surgical/post-operative support, including providing emotional support, resource information, encouragement and guidance.
Requirements: Master’s degree in social work and 3 years experience in a health care facility. Experience in preparing written materials such as training guides and manuals is preferred.
Interested applicants, please send resume to Human Resources: firstname.lastname@example.org