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Medical Social Worker (MSW) PRN-Home Health

Company: Pinnacle Home Care - Orlando
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

WHO WE ARE?
Our Mission at Pinnacle Home Care is "Changing lives through the art of the experience"!! Pinnacle Home Care is a full-service Medicare Certified and Florida Licensed Home Health Company locally owned and operated by home health professionals who are passionate about delivering exceptional, quality care to the communities that we serve. We take pride in our home health care professionals who are devoted to fulfilling the levels of service that we uphold. Human service can never be successful without dedication, just as dedication cannot be realized without passion.

WHY JOIN US?
-Award-winning - "Top places to work 2020, 2021 & 2022" "Healthcare workplace Innovator" "Top 100 Agency Home Care Elite"
-Leading provider of home care services recognized for Creating Raving Fans and delivering Exceptional Outcomes.
-We have a Live QA team that assists with Oasis documentation.
-Competitive rates and paid mileage.
-Comprehensive and ongoing training plus growth opportunities.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Medical Social Worker (MSW) provides medical social services to clients in their homes in accordance with physician orders and under the direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services(DCS) or Clinical Manager (CM).

RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assists in the admission process of the client to the Agency by performing an initial evaluation, assessing the client's psychosocial status and evaluating the client, family and home to identify socioeconomic and emotional factors that will affect the plan of treatment.
-Assists in the development and implementation of the interdisciplinary client care plan as it pertains to medical social work.
-Observes, record, and report changes in the client's emotional and social factors that affect the client's illness and his/her need for care, and his/her response to treatment.
-Consults with the attending physician concerning the alteration of the plan of treatment.
-Maintains and submits written clinical records as deemed by the Agency, including the initial evaluation, the care plan and daily notes.
-Evaluates the client's and family's response to, and effectiveness of, the medical social work intervention.
-Confirms, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Director of Clinical Services (DCS) to facilitate coordination of other staff visits.
-Participates in Agency activities and committees when appropriate including staff development activities and in-service education.
-Participates in discharge planning.
-Assumes responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her Medical Social Worker practice through formal education, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organizational meetings, and individual research and reading.
-Assesses the client's potential to cope with his/her social and health problems.
-Acts as a consultant to the members of the health team, assisting them in understanding the social, emotional, and environmental factors related to the client/s health problems.
-Helps clients to utilize the resources of their families and the community.
-Provides rehabilitative and supportive casework.
-Assists clients and their families in coping with personal and environmental difficulties which might predispose them toward illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Master's Degree from a School of Social Work approved by the Council of Social Work Education.
-Licensed in the State of Florida as a clinical social worker (LCSW).
-Current CPR Certification.
-Licensed driver with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with the organization's requirements.
-Must have two years experience with at least one year of experience in a health care setting (hospital, clinic, rehabilitation center, etc.)

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Pinnacle Home Care - Orlando, Kissimmee , Medical Social Worker (MSW) PRN-Home Health, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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