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Medical Social Worker- Home Health

Company: CorsoCare
Location: Lansing
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Social Worker - Home HealthCorsoCare Home Health & HospiceJob Type: Part TimeCoverage Area: Lansing and surrounding areasPay Per Visit is $70-$80Position Summary:Position Summary:The Home Health Care Medical Social Worker (LMSW) provides services and/or establishes standards addressing the social and/or emotional factors that impact the clients' ability to achieve the goals of the Plan of Care. Services are provided under the direction of a physician and in conjunction with other health care team members in accordance with the established policies and practices of the Agency.Required Experience:Master's Degree from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Minimum of one (1) years' experience in a health care setting or equivalent experience. Home care experience preferred.CPR certification, as applicable.Demonstrates knowledge of resources available in the community.Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state/Agency requirements. Reliable transportation with good driving record.Responsibilities:The Home Health Care Medical Social Worker assesses the psychosocial status of clients to determine factors that may interfere with client's ability to achieve goals.Completes assessments in a timely manner and in accordance with Agency policy.Develops a written plan to provide information and direction to other health team members.Documents all findings, plans, interventions, and client progress in the clinical record.Communicates plans and changes to the physician and/or nursing supervisor and other Agency staff through the care plan, written progress notes, and participation in care conferences.Home Health Care Medical Social Worker initiates referrals as appropriate.Prepares social histories to augment existing service, or as a guide in determining or changing level of service. This may include cultural factors, financial concerns, and support system.Demonstrates teamwork and effective communication to accomplish client, team, and Agency goals.Participates in care conferences and other team or Agency meetings. Shares areas of expertise and initiates interdisciplinary referrals.Educates team members and clients/families about community resources and how to access them appropriately.Perform other duties as assigned.#CORAJ#CorsoCare

Keywords: CorsoCare, Lansing , Medical Social Worker- Home Health, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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