• MSW, Medical Social Worker (PRN)

    Location US-CO-Fort Collins
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Position ID
    2018-24263
    Category
    Medical Social Worker
    Zip
    80525
  • Overview

    BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an energetic and experienced Medical Social Worker, MSW, for a PRN opportunity, visiting Home Health clients within territories around Fort Collins, CO primarily Windsor, Greeley, Berthoud, and Loveland. 

     

    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.

    Responsibilities

    Medical Social Worker Responsibilities:

    • Making home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
    • Assist our team in understanding the social and emotional factors related to our clients’ 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 multidisciplinary 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

     Medical Social Worker Qualifications: 

    • Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education, as demonstrated by school transcript or degree.
    • Have a minimum of one year experience in social work in a health care setting.
    • Home care/Hospice/Palliative Care experience a plus.
    • 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.

     

    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.

     

    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

    8/10/2018

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