Social Worker - Home Health PRNApply Job ID 5169 Date posted 05/23/2019 Division Empath Home Health Position Type PRN Shift Other
Empath Health is a nonprofit integrated network of care that provides expert, life-changing health care to those with chronic and advanced illnesses. Empath Health includes hospice, palliative home health and physician services, independent living assistance and day care for seniors, HIV services and advance care planning.
Empath Home Health is a nonprofit provider of comprehensive home health care services based in Pinellas County. As a member of Empath Health, our focus is helping homebound patients and their caregivers manage their illness or condition and enjoy a better quality of life.
The Social Worker completes a psychosocial assessment of each patient and family and provides medical social work services and case management support to all assigned home health patients and their families based on the patient/family need and acceptance of these services. The social worker is responsible to assist the patient/family in reaching the maximum benefit from home health care and services.
Mission: Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services and inspiration through endless encouragement.
Vision: To be the leader in life-changing health care.
As a Home Health Social Worker with Empath Health you must be patient/family focused, loyal, motivated and interested in serving your community.
Other requirements of this role include:
• Education and/or Experience:
Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent - Has a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, has at least one year of social work experience in a healthcare setting (the one-year Masters level internship would meet this requirement) and has a current Florida license.
o LCSW or registered social work intern licensed eligible.
o Valid Florida State Driver’s License
• Continuing Education: As required for licensure.
• The ability to type 25 wpm is highly preferred. Must receive a passing grade on a pre-employment computer literacy evaluation.
• For field-based positions, employees must have reliable transportation which will enable them to perform tasks and responsibilities in a timely and appropriate fashion. Must provide proof of valid automobile insurance, a copy of which will be placed in the employee’s HR file.
Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees.
Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.