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Urgent Naples, Venice, Ft Myers PRN MSW Home Health/Private Duty

Company: Discovery At Home
Location: Bonita Springs
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Discovery at Home -is comprised of a team of professionals with -extensive experience -in senior living personal care. We're always nearby, including our senior management team, accessible to our clients and their families, and have direct authority to make decisions right where we are. We know local healthcare issues and procedures, and how to deliver the best care possible to our clients. Discovery at Home is -Medicare certified -and has earned the Community Health Accreditation Program's (CHAP) coveted accreditation.
Discovery at Home is hiring a Medical Social Worker -

Our Medical Social Worker provides medical social services to clients in their homes in accordance with physician orders and under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing or another appropriate supervisor.Responsibilites:

  • Assists in the admission process of the client to the Agency by performing an initial evaluation assessing the client's psychosocial status, and evaluating the client, family, and home to identify socioeconomic and emotional factors that will affect the plan of treatment.
  • Assists in development and implementation of the interdisciplinary client care plan as it pertains to medical social work.
  • Observes, records and reports changes in the client's emotional and social factors that effect the client's illness, his/her need for care, and his/her response to treatment.
  • Consults with the attending physician concerning alteration of the plan of treatment.
  • Maintains and submits written clinical records as deemed by the Agency, including the initial evaluation, the care plan, and daily notes.
  • Evaluates the client's and the family's response to, and effectiveness of, the medical social work intervention.
  • Confirms, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Director of Nursing to facilitate coordination of other staff visits.
  • Participates in Agency activities and committees, when appropriate, to include staff development activities and in-service education.
  • Supervises the social work assistant once monthly.
  • Participates in discharge planning.
  • Assumes responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her Medical Social Worker practice through formal education, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organizational meetings, and individual research and reading.
  • Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures of agency.
  • Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Attends all patient care conferences as scheduled.
  • Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care, discharges, visit notes and significant change in condition in accordance with agency defined time frames.Provides Skilled Medical Social Work Services
    • Assesses the client's potential to cope with his/her social and health problems.
    • Acts as consultant to the members of the health team, assists them in understanding the social, emotional and environmental factors related to the client's health problems.
    • Helps clients to utilize the resources of their families and the community.
    • Provides rehabilitative and supportive casework.
    • Assists clients and their families in coping with personal and environmental difficulties which might predispose them toward illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care.Qualifications:
      • Masters Degree from a School of Social Work (MSW) approved by the Council of Social Work Education.
      • Must have, or be in the process of acquiring, certification from the Academy of Certified Social Workers.
      • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
      • Must have two years experience, with at least one year of experience, in a health care setting (hospital, clinic, rehabilitation center, etc.)Benefits:In addition to a rewarding career and competitive salary, Discovery offers a comprehensive benefit package. - - -Full-time team members are offered a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, paid time off and paid holidays. - - Both full and part-time team members are eligible to participate in our outstanding 401k plan with company match our Employee Assistance Program and accident insurance policies.DV/EOE

Keywords: Discovery At Home, Bonita Springs , Urgent Naples, Venice, Ft Myers PRN MSW Home Health/Private Duty, Healthcare , Bonita Springs, Florida

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