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Social Worker - PRN

Apply Job ID 7133 Date posted 11/22/2021 Division Empath Home Health Position Type PRN Shift 8am - 5pm



Empath Health is currently hiring on behalf of Heal at Home Health for a Social Worker (MSW) to join this growing organization.

Heal At Home Healthcare is dedicated to providing the best possible working environment to its staff and best possible rehabilitative care to its patients. In order to achieve both goals it is paramount that our employees make a strong commitment to their fellow team members through sound action and behavior. Although each team member has a unique responsibility within our organization, all team member roles are of equal importance and all team members will be treated with the highest level of admiration and respect.

OB SUMMARY:
Provides psychosocial assessments, diagnosis and treatment to patients in their place of residenceasprescribedbyaphysician,toassistthepatient/familymember(s)/caregiver(s) developeffective copingskillsinresponsetothepatient’sdiagnosis,treatment and/orlife situation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs initial and ongoing patient assessments in response to patients’ needs and in accordance with physician orders.
• Initiates a written plan of care, re-evaluates and updates the plan as necessary.
• Provides medical social work modalities within the scope of practice.
• Documents skilled care and/or services provided in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, and Agency policies and procedures.
• Participatesincaseconferencestodiscussmultidisciplinaryteamresponsibilities, patient progress, plans for continued care, etc.
• Addresses and supports patient/family cultural practices, as long as such practices do not harm others or interfere with the planned course medical therapy.
• Promotes and provides patient/family/caregiver education using various verbal and written communication techniques that take into account the patient’s/ family’s cultural, ethnic, and/or personal needs or preferences.
• Plans patient discharge appropriately; provides information about community resources to address patient ongoing needs.
• Knowledgeable of federal,state regulations and Agency’s policies and procedures regarding patient care.
• Communicates with all members of the health care team, including physicians appropriately and timely.
• Notifies the physician, the Director of Nursing and other health care team members of any changes in the patient’s condition and the need to modity the plan of care.
• Maintains currency of knowledge and skills.
• Participates in the Agency’s Quality Improvement program.
• Attends Agency meetings and in-service programs as required.
• Obtains appropriate number of continuing education credits to maintain relicensure status.
• Maintains confidentiality of patient and Agency information at all times.



•Master’s degree from a licensed school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
• Current state clinical social worker license in the state of practice.
• Minimum of one (1) year experience of social work experience in a health care setting.
• Current CPR card.
• Current health certificate/physical examination and TB testing results.
• Valid state driver’s license, reliable automobile and proof of current automobile insurance.
• Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

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.

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