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Home Health - Social Worker (MSW) PRN

Job Details

Requisition #:
130338

Location:
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Category:
Nursing

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.

Requirements
• Master's or Doctoral Degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

OR a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Florida
• Minimum of at least one (1) year medical social work experience in a health care setting -- home health preferred.

Other Skills/Abilities
• Must maintain company and employee confidentiality at all times
• Must maintain professional boundaries at all times
• 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

Environment
• 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.

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  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
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  • Advancement opportunities
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