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  • Home Health Medical Social Worker

    Job Locations US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/25/2018 9:08 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11322
    Facility
    Focus Health (Fresno)
    Category
    Social Services
  • Overview

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    Do you take pride in knowing you are providing top quality home health-care to your patients?

     

    Or perhaps thinking of transitioning into a home health career?

     

    Do you want to work at a health-care organization that values treating employees with dignity and respect, and holds a Star Quality rating higher than the national average?

     

    Elevate Home Health is currently seeking to hire an experienced home health Medical Social Worker (MSW) to join our fast growing team!

     

    Prn opportunities available for the general areas of: FRESNO AND CLOVIS.

     

    We are a member of the Covenant Care family, and that “family” includes over 8,500 professionals in 7 states. We provide a unique focus on rehabilitative and chronic disease management programs to our patients in their home or community setting.

     

    We offer a wide range of healthcare services, such as skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social work and in-home aide services, all of which are uniquely tailored to our patient’s needs. We strive to provide the highest level of home health services with exceptional patient outcomes. Compassion is at the heart of all we do…see for yourself what makes us the home health provider of choice!

     

     

    BENEFITS: We reward our employees’ contributions to our success by offering competitive compensation and benefits. A highlight of the many employee benefits includes:  

    • Flexible hours/scheduling.
    • SAMSUNG tablet for field staff.
    • Mileage reimbursement.
    • We pay the majority of employee medical coverage.
    • You pay less for benefits as contributions for medical, dental, and vision are pre-tax deductions.
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings Account.
    • Company-paid time off with an increased benefit based on years of service.

     

     


     

    POSITION SUMMARY: The Medical Social Worker (MSW) prepares social histories, assesses patient’s needs, provides social casework to patients and families having difficulty in social functioning primarily as it affects their health, and refers/aids in the referral process to social agencies, and generally serves as a social worker for the Agency.

     


     

    KEY JOB FUNCTION:

    • Provides social casework to individuals and families receiving nursing or other services from the agency in accordance with the physician’s plan of care.
    • Assists the physician and other health care providers in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to the patient’s health problems in order to develop and update the plan of care.
    • Assesses patient/family, and prepares social histories to augment existing service, or uses assessment as a guide in determining or changing level of service.
    • Assesses, when appropriate, a patient/family’s financial situation taking into consideration patient’s prognosis and medical needs, referring to an agency for financial assistance when indicated, interpreting the medical situation to the referring agency, and generally facilitating the process of rehabilitation.
    • Assists patient and family with personal and environmental difficulties that predispose toward illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care or cope with terminal illness.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Master's degree in social work from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

    • 1 year minimum experience.

    • Must have experience in home health setting.
    • Must be licensed in the state of practice.
    • Must have home health experience.

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