The Social Worker is responsible to identify and create action plans to meet the social, psychosocial, environmental and/or discharge planning needs of patients and families. The social worker assists patients and families in maximizing the utilization of health care and community resources in order to achieve their optimal level of wellness.
Assesses patient/family individual situation and identifies patient care and discharge needs.
Develops and facilitates timely individualized patient care and discharge plans.
Provides a range of generalist social work interventions to assist patients and families reach their goals.
Advocates for individual patients, families and patient groups from social work theory and practice perspectives.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.