• Healthcare Social Workers
  • Human Services
  • Healthcare social workers help people solve and cope with problems related to health challenges.

What do they typically do

  • Identify people who need help
  • Assess clients' needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to help determine their goals
  • Develop plans to improve clients' well-being
  • Help clients adjust to health changes and challenges in their lives
  • Research and refer clients to community resources related to health care, including government agencies
  • Respond to crisis situations such as patient abuse
  • Advocate for and help clients get resources to improve their well-being
  • Follow up with clients to ensure that their situations have improved

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.8%
Job Opening 464

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Education & Training

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