AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE Home Health MSW/LSW Social Worker PRN in North Vernon, Indiana
St. Vincent Hospice MSW/LSW (PRN) St. Vincent Hospice has a PRN opportunity available for a dedicated MSW/LSW Social Worker in North Vernon! POSITION SUMMARY: Primary function is to provide coordinated care in the home to clients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling, and referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA) Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency, i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation Evaluates and assesses home health patients to identify psychosocial (counseling/intervention), financial, environmental, and community needs to include the POC, documentation, clinical records (clinical and progress notes), case conferences, and community resource referrals. Evaluates effectiveness and outcomes of care Adhere to all company policies and procedures Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered.Report information systems security problems. Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Education/Licensing/Certification: Master's Degree in Social Work Current state license as a Social Worker Valid Driver's License Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination Experience: One year experience as a Social Worker / MSW in a health care agency Knowledge and Skills: * Working knowledge of community resources * Good interpersonal skillsEmployer's Job# 427842500Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.