Title: Renal Social Worker
Company: U.S. Renal Care
Location: Royston, Georgia, United States
Angela Dawn Ayers-Shaw, Renal Social Worker at U.S. Renal Care, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in social work.
Ms. Ayers-Shaw has excelled since 2021 as a renal social worker with U.S. Renal Care. In this position, she conducts depression screenings, collaborates with facilities for transplant coordination, helps patients through their diagnoses and assists patients with securing government disability benefits to cover dialysis treatment. Ms. Ayers-Shaw also coordinates with hospitals and rehabilitation facilities, offers resources to patients, and conducts interventions for mental health issues including substance abuse.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Ayers-Shaw worked in the health care field and was an intake worker and group facilitator in various mental health facilities. She held positions with Tugaloo Home Health, Habersham Medical Center/HMC Homecare. For approximately three years, Mr. Ayers-Shaw garnered experience as a regional social worker. Ms. Ayers-Shaw was destined to engage in mental health work at Advantage Behavioral Health, AVITA Community Partners, Mustard Seed Counseling and the RSAT program at Lee Arrendale State Prison in her endeavors prior to the medical field.
In preparation for her career in social work, Ms. Ayers-Shaw graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) in 2010. She went on to complete her master’s degree in social work (MSW) at The University of Georgia in 2013. Following her pursuits to obtain her MSW she obtained her LMSW. For her accomplishments, she earned an Employee of the Week award and obtained the Heather Wright Memorial Scholarship due to her interest in the medical field and cancer patient research. Ms. Ayers-Shaw was also featured in an article while working at Habersham Medical Center/(HMC) Home Care.
Among her accomplishments, Ms. Ayers-Shaw considers her advancement in her field and holistic perspective as her greatest achievements. In her spare time, she enjoys the arts, baking cakes, crocheting, traveling and music. Family time is always a joy in her life as well. She is happy in her current role and looks forward to continuing her success with U.S. Renal Care.
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