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Location: Chesterfield & Sunset Hills
Department: Administration
Listing Date: 2019-05-14
Position: Social Worker
 
Overview

FV at Home is looking for an experienced social worker to join our team PRN!

2-6 visits per month

30-45 min per visit

$75 per visit 

Responsibilities

Medical Social Worker Responsibilities:

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients related to the patient’s illness and environment and communicates findings to the Clinical Manager or Case Manager.
  • Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
  • Provides information and referral services for Organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
  • Provides information to patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Serves as liaison between patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with Organization personnel to support patient care.
  • Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and organization personnel.
  • Participates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as required.
  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems.
  • Participates in discharge planning.
Skill Requirements

Position Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a Master’s Degree program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education 

Work Education

  • Current license in the agency state of operation as a Social Worker required
  • Minimum of one year's experience in health care required.
  • Experience in a home health care preferred.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
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I have read my Job Description.  I understand the information contained in the Job Description.  I further understand that this Job Description is not intended and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, skills, efforts or PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ WORKING CONDITIONS associated with my job.  I may be required to perform additional tasks necessary to meet the standards of care and service.

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