Medical Social Worker

Job ID
2021-158720
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Home Health and Hospice
Hours / Pay Period
2
Facility
Good Samaritan Home Care Vincennes
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Flexible PRN
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
IN-Vincennes

Overview

GHAH Good Samaritan Home Care

 

Good Samaritan Home Care has provided home care and wellness services for over 30 years. Their innovative services and specialty programs recognize the needs of each patient and promote the highest quality of life. Their goal is to ensure all services consistently exceed quality measures and the expectations of patients and referring physicians. Good Samaritan's quality care is provided through a team of registered nurses, social workers, companions, dieticians, aides and physical, occupational and speech therapists.  We serve the counties of Knox, Davies, Sullivan, Martin, Greene, Owen and Clay.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Your work should be more than just a job. With us, you can expect a rewarding career, family-friendly work schedules and an opportunity to make a difference, to have a voice and to advance your career.  This position is will cover the Vincennes, IN and surrounding areas.  We offer flexible schedules, typically 2-4 shifts per week.  This position will rotate every third weekend.

Qualifications

 

  • Masters degree in social work from an accredited school approved by the Council on Social Work Education, or similar degree in psychology, sociology, or other field related to social work. Compliant with appropriate state certification/registration and organizational requirements as necessary.
  • Currently licensed to practice in the state serviced, unless the state only requires being under the direct supervision of the organizations Medical Social Worker, in accordance with the plan of care.
  • Establishes a care plan in according to the physician’s plan of treatment. Provides crisis intervention, as required.
  • Reports changes in patient condition to appropriate personnel and the attending physician.
  • Provides patient care education to patient and other caregivers.
  • Assists the physician and other caregivers in understanding the significant social, emotional and economic factors influencing the patient’s ability to improve medically.
  • Assists in making appropriate community referrals to gain access to additional resources, as needed. (i.e. applications for public assistance, housing problems, additional health care resources, transportation).

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