Social Services

Contact Information

Social Services Department Manager
Direct Line: 330-364-0830
In-House Extension: 2830

Department Information

The role of the social worker provides many services to patients and the hospital community: (1) knowledge and practice within the NASW Code of Ethics guidelines, (2) provide bio-psychosocial assessment of individuals, (3) implement intervention and treatment plans that promote client well-being and ensure a continuum of care, (4) case management to facilitate collaboration among providers, (5) discharge planning, and (6) act as educators/counselors for clients, families, community and other professionals regarding disease prevention, impact of illness and disease progression, advocacy for benefits, health maintenance, and adherence to treatment regimens.

Populations served:

(including but not limited to) issues of abuse(adult or child), psychiatric issues, adoptions, unusual maternity issues, financial assistance, DNR, end of life, homeless, and substance abuse

Areas served:

Acute patients such as Intensive Care Unit, Step-down Unit, Medical Units, Surgical Unit and Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit Also included are outpatient services/patients in departments of: Emergency, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pain Clinic, Wound Clinic, Ambulatory as well as other ancillary services

Consults

Please consult Social Services for any issues mentioned above or page us for immediate service/questions. Social workers available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On-Call social worker may be reached via the operator/on-call care coordinator. A social worker is also available in the Emergency Department Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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