What is a Social Services Coordinator?

Social Services Coordinator Job Description

Social services coordinators provide professional social work services and provide social work program support to the medical services provided by health departments. 



Typical Job Duties

• Interview patients in their home or in a health clinic in order to conduct a social assessment

• Determine the resource needs of the patient

• Determine psychological needs of the patient as well as any history of substance or physical abuse

• Confer with nurses and other support staff to prepare treatment plan for patient based on the social assessment

• Assist patient in acquiring social services within the community

• Visit home of patient as necessary to assist with social, emotional, financial and housing problems

• Follow up to monitor the provision of services and determine eligibility for selected services


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