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  • Social Worker - Home Health

    Job Locations US-WI-Sturgeon Bay
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-14036
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Home Health
  • Overview

    Ministry Home Care, an Ascension at Home company, has an immediate opening for a

    part-time Home Health Social Worker (MSW) for the Sturgeon Bay area

     

    Primary function is to provide coordinated care in the home to hospice clients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling, and referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
    • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency, i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
    • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
    • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
    • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
    • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation
    • Evaluates and assesses home health patients to identify psychosocial (counseling/intervention), financial, environmental, and community needs to include the POC, documentation, clinical records (clinical and progress notes), case conferences, and community resource referrals. Evaluates effectiveness and outcomes of care

     

    Qualifications

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Social Work
    • Current state license as a Social Worker
    • Valid driver’s license
    • CPR certified

     

    Experience:

    • Experience as a SW in a health care agency

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Working knowledge of community resources
    • Good interpersonal skills

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