Kindred Healthcare Pennsylvania Per Diem Social Services Coordinator Hospice in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reference #: 152550 I believe that the care we give can make every moment count. Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence – that's how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals, our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services. Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families. We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each patient we serve. I believe my work is my calling. As a Social Services Coordinator, you will: Conduct an initial biopsychosocial assessment that focuses on the dynamic needs of the patient and family (support system) and provide ongoing assessment to address the evolving emotional, spiritual, and physical needs. Under the supervision of a Medical Social Worker, develop and implement a Plan of Care that addresses the biopsychosocial needs of the patient and family and takes into account unique spiritual, cultural, religious, and other relevant factors that influence the family system. Assess for specific symptoms, i.e. fear, anger, anxiety grief, sadness, and mood changes and consult with the Medical Social Worker to develop additional care plan needs. If warranted, a referral for additional emotional support and/ or counseling will be made to the Medical Social Worker or to another appropriate party. Assist patient and family with Do Not Resuscitate status, Advanced Directives, and other personal and / or legal directives as needs are determined. Provide ongoing education and support regarding end-of-life issues and death, dying, and bereavement. Assist the family / caregiver in the placement / transfer of patient to a facility (e.g., SNF, ALF, hospital) for basic care needs, when appropriate, and provide case management and discharge planning as needed. Complete and maintain all patient records. Keep a copy of the clinical documentation at the patient's place of residence. Submit accurate and relevant clinical documentation (assessment, plan of care, clinical visit notes) that rela... For full info follow application link.