• MSW (Social Worker)

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/25/2019 2:37 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1659
    # of Openings
    1
    Location Name
    Home Health
    Category
    Non-Profit/Social Services
    Job Type
    On Call
  • Overview

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    The medical social worker assists the physician and other Home Health team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the patient’s health problems.  He/she participates in the development of the patient’s plan of care, prepares clinical and progress notes, works with the family, uses appropriate community resources, participates in discharge planning and in-service programs, and acts as a consultant to other HHA personnel. 

    Responsibilities

    1. Assists the physician and other team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the patient’s health problems.   
    2. Participates in the development of the patient’s plan of care as requested by the Director of Nursing.
    3. Conducts educational groups related to aging and geriatric population including Alzheimer’s and Dementia education.
    4. Completes clinical documents and progress notes for the patient’s electronic medical record. Assists the client and/or POA with appropriate community resources.
    5. Participates in discharge planning.
    6. Acts as a consultant to other HHA personnel.
    7. To provide intensive and/or continuing counseling to patients in evidence of crisis or particular need.
    8. To assist in staff development and education directed towards employee relationship with and understanding of the special needs of the aged and infirmed.
    9. The social worker understands the importance of communication in providing quality services to patients. To ensure efficient communication the Social Worker will use Patient Care notes and incident reports to report on patient needs and safety.
    10. MSW shall complete all required CEU’s to maintain MSW status.

    Qualifications

    1. Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; or
    2. Baccalaureate degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; or a baccalaureate degree in psychology, sociology or other field related to social work and is supervised by an MSW. 
    3. Must be able to articulate clearly and precisely. Must be able to deal effectively with stress created by sick residents, multiple tasks, noises, interruptions, and work cooperatively as part of the health care team while maintaining a pleasant personality.

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