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MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER

MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER

Job Description

                                                                          Medi Home Hospice
                                               a division of Medical Services of America, Inc.
 
                   is currently seeking a PT32 Medical Social Worker for the Butler and surrounding area.
 


POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for assisting and counseling clients and families with financial, social and emotional concerns under the direction of the Clinical Manager.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following:

 

  • Provides social work services in accordance with the physician’s plan of treatment.  Accepts only clients referred by the client care manager.
  • Assists the physician and other members of the home health team to understand the significance of social and emotional factors related to the client’s care.
  • Assesses and reassesses social and emotional factors in order to help the client and family cope with problems in daily living and to help them follow medical recommendations to maximize the client’s health condition.
  • Counsels clients and families concerning the facilitation of the medical plan of treatment.
  • Recognizes and utilizes community and family resources to assist the client in long-term plans for life in the community or establishes short-term therapy intervention for management of terminal illness, reaction and adjustments to an illness, strengthening family support and resolving conflicts related to chronic illness.
  • Develops the plan of care with the case manager, physician, client and family to deal with personal, financial and environmental difficulties that may interfere with the health and wellness continuum.  Participates in discharge planning.
  • Coordinates the total plan of care and maintains continuity of client care by liaising with other health professionals.  Attends client care conferences.  Initiates client care conferences for complex and/or multidisciplinary clients when needed or helpful to ensure good coordination of care.
  • Cooperates with appropriate staff to provide staff education when requested and arranged by the client care manager.

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE - Holds a Masters Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, or Rehabilitation Counseling from an accredited 4 year college or university and has 1 year of supervisory experience in a health care deliver system.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION - Licensed as a social worker in the state or meets all education and experience requirements for licensure in the state of and lacks only the examination.

 Valid Driver’s License.


We offer Excellent Benefits!!!
Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability Long term Disability, 401K with company match, a generous paid leave time policy and paid holidays



Keywords: MSW, Social Worker, Medical Social Worker

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 1 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 4047-01 Butler
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MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER


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