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Home Health Master Social Worker PRN

Job Details

Requisition #:

Livingston, AL 35470


$35.00 - $45.00 per hour

Position Details

Position Overview
The Social Worker is responsible and accountable for evaluation, coordination, and administration of social work services for patients and their families.
Essential Job Functions
• Provide social work assessment and services as prescribed by the physician.• Follow policies and procedures and conforms to all applicable patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws.• Provide a written evaluation defining social work service needs, goals, and expected outcomes in conjunction with Plan of Treatment of referring physician.• Participate in the development of overall Plan of Care.• Assist physician(s) and interdisciplinary team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to patient health problems, family response, and care at home.• Maintain patient confidentiality.• Demonstrate an understanding of patient's medical status and updates self on patient/family status as needed or requested.• Maintain effective communication between staff, health care team members, and family.• Assist patients/families in utilizing community resources that will promote optimum financial and emotional support.• Provide physician(s) and Aveanna with written updates on patient/family needs, progress, goals as requested by physician/health care team.• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
• Current state license as required by state law and regulation.• Minimum of at least one (1) year medical social work experience -- pediatric preferred.
• Bachelor’s Degree• Pediatric experience
Other Skills/Abilities
• Must maintain company and employee confidentiality at all times• Must always maintain professional boundaries• Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations• Attention to detail• Time Management• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution• Excellent organization and communication skills
Physical Requirements• Must be able to speak, write, read, and understand English• Frequent lifting, caring, pushing, and pulling of up to 25 pounds• Occasional lifting, caring, pushing, and pulling of up to 50 pounds• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting• Must be able to sit and climb stairs• Must have visual and hearing acuity
• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and infectious diseases
Other Duties
• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.


Why work for Aveanna?

  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Weekly pay via multiple payment options