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LCSW Social Worker (747083)
Masonicare Home Health & Hospice - Meriden, CT
Pay-Per-Visit/Fee for Service positions are available!
The Social Worker, LCSW is responsible for providing quality and safe delivery of Medical Social Work services that reflect the philosophy and standards of the agency.
Social Worker, LCSW - ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides care and counseling to care of sick and hospice patients and families.
Communicates effectively with members of the hospice IDT to promote team centered approach to care, if applicable
Attends Hospice IDT meetings if applicable.
Performs a comprehensive psychosocial assessment which addresses the relationship between the patient/family’s medical condition and psychosocial functioning, environmental issues, problems and strengths of the adult, geriatric, and pediatric patient and his/her support system, implications for the POC and social work goals and treatment plan.
Partially or completely meets social work goals related to adult, geriatric, and pediatric patient’s medically related psychosocial problems through effective problem improvement or resolution.
Provides education and counseling to the adult, geriatric, and pediatric patient and family/support system regarding care needs.
Develops, implements and evaluates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions.Addresses all problems in the plan of care.Implements and evaluates orders in a timely manner.
Makes recommendations for additional home health care services and community services in a timely manner.Utilizes agency educational material as appropriate.
Provides coordination of the plan of care and maintains continuity of client care with other health professionals assigned to the case.Attends client care conferences whenever needed.Initiates client care conferences for the complex and multidisciplinary clients whenever necessary.
Documents patient visits accurately and timely, using outcome measures and other social work related documentation tools to facilitate the orders for service, creation of time sheets, and other required patient/employment documents and reports.
Communicates effectively and tactfully with clients, recognizing their age, cultural diversity, needs, abilities and physical condition.
Can be depended upon to report to work on-time, use time off appropriately, and complete annual education & medical requirements.
Performs other duties such as participating in the agency’s QI program as required.
Master degree in Social Work and/or Board Eligible.
Current/Active CT State LCSW Licensure (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
Two (2) year’s experience in social work in a health care setting.
Maintains current Drivers’ License and auto insurance.
Possess reliable transportation
Demonstrates organizational, written and verbal skills.Demonstrates basic PC skills.
Provides medical social work that demonstrates competent social work skills.
Demonstrates the ability to perform a comprehensive social work evaluation to establish client level of function, and participates in clients' total plan of care.
Demonstrates understanding of social work process, interpersonal relationships and dynamics.Maintains positive professional demeanor.
Attends 16 hours of in-services per year.
LCSW Social Worker