Medical Social Worker, MSW, Home Health, Per Diem

US-VT-Rutland
4 days ago
Position ID
2017-20445
Category
Medical Social Worker
05701

Overview

Medical Social Worker - Part Time/Per Diem

Rutland, VT

 

BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an energetic and experienced Medical Social Worker, MSW, for a part-time OR per diem opportunity supporting our Rutland office and surrounding territories.

 

As a Medical Social Worker, you will be responsible for understanding the social and emotional factors related to the health problems of our clients, and develop meaningful relationships as you work with them one-on-one.

 

At least one (1) year of previous experience in social work in a health care setting is required.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of a Medical Social Worker, MSW, include:

  • Making home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
  • Assist our team in understanding the social and emotional factors related to the client's health problems.
  • Provide clinical social evaluations and plan appropriate interventions based on evaluation findings.
  • Identify appropriate community resource referrals to address the client’s and the family’s practical and environmental needs.
  • Act as an advocate for both the client and the family to navigate the patient through the community system.
  • Participate in the development of the total plan of care with the multi-disciplinary team of BAYADA clinicians, as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain contracts with public and private agencies as resources for the patient.
  • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives in community resources to promote the patient's health, safety, well-being, and independent living.
  • Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.

Qualifications

Qualifications for a Medical Social Worker, MSW, include:

  • Graduated with a Master's Degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, as indicated by school transcript or diploma.
  • One (1) year minimum previous experience in social work in a health care setting (preferred).
  • Home health experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and effectively communicate in English.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.
  • Ability to travel to cases, as assigned.

 

BAYADA believes our employees are our greatest asset:

  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.
  • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.
  • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks.
  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.
  • Benefits may include weekly pay and direct deposit, scholarship opportunities, one-on-one training, recognition programs, referral bonuses, and opportunities for career advancement.

 

Founded in 1975 by J. Mark Baiada, BAYADA Home Health Care provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice, and assistive care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their homes. Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, BAYADA employs more than 23,000 field and office professionals who serve their communities in over 20 states from more than 300 offices. BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Posted Date

11/15/2017

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