Home Care Medical Social Worker

Job ID
2021-175926
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Home Health and Hospice
Hours / Pay Period
2
Facility
Southeastern Home Care
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8:00am - 5:30pm
Work Schedule
Varies
Location
OH-Barnesville

Overview

Southeastern Home Care

 

Southeastern Home Care is a full-service health care organization that believes the best place for someone to get better, and faster, is in their own home. Providing quality home health care for over 40 years through specialized home care, home infusion, home respiratory care, hospice and medical transportation services, across the country, Southeastern Home Care offers unique services dedicated to meeting the total needs of our patients.

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.

 

The medical social worker coordinates care with other caregivers and the attending physician to improve and/or maintain the social, emotional, functional and physical health status of the client. They also:

  • Establishes a care plan in according to the physician’s plan of treatment. Provides crisis intervention as required.
  • Assists the physician and other caregivers in understanding the significant social/emotional/economic factors influencing the patients 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).
  • Works with the patient’s family/caregivers to resolve problems interfering with an optimum caring relationship between the patient and family /caregiver.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree from an accredited school approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Currently licensed to practice in the state of Ohio.
  • One year social work experience in a health care setting required. Home care experience preferred.
  • Must obtain and maintain current CPR Certification.

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