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Social Worker - Home Health

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Pomona
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a Social Worker for Home Health Direct at Home Health Network.Location: Pomona, CAWork Schedule: On Call/ Per DiemShift: 8-hour, DaysJob Summary:The Social Workers (MSW) evaluates and assesses patient needs for social service assistance, planning and coordination of clinical programs and acts as a liaison between the patient, hospital, Agency, Physician, Insurance Plans and community with in the St. Joseph Home Care Service Lines. Embraces and utilizes evidence based assessment and patient education tools. Understands and promotes the St. Joseph Home Health Social Service Program.Essential Functions:Documents the full assessment and create a plan of care with accurate orders, diagnosis and projection of visits for all disciplines necessary to support each patient in EHR.Performs and documents psychosocial interventions interventions including patient education according to the Plan of Care and adapts these actions as patient needs change.Documentation completed and synchronized/submitted by 10:00 am the following day.Documents patient status in an accurate, timely and concise manner by use of EHR in patient home at the time of visit.Acceptance and response to referrals from interdisciplinary health care team regarding clients who may require social services assistance.Interviews patients and families in order to assess psychological, social, emotional and economic needs.Plans and conducts short-term goal oriented psychotherapy for patients and families.Provides supportive and/or bereavement counseling to patients and their families to cope with illnesses and/or death.Demonstrates self-motivation and initiative by developing and maintaining current information on community resources through attendance of continuing education and professional associations.Completes documentation and paperwork as required by Network policies; following the physician's Plan of Care for Medical social Services.Makes visits as scheduled and participates in on-call rotation as required.Actively integrates Social work skills with quality improvement initiatives and agency programs related to patient safety and improved outcomes.Participates in Geriatric Care Management program development and is an active member of Coalition Team.Skills:Effective communication skills (verbal and written).Ability to prioritize and critically think.Good understanding of computer software and can easily adapt to computer programs.Organizational skills.Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.Time management.Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations.Demonstrates customer service skills.Minimum Position Requirements:Education: Master's Degree in Social Work.Experience: 1 year Social work experience.Licenses/Certifications:Basic Life Support certification.California driver's license.Proof of current auto liability insurance.Preferred Position Qualifications:Experience: Experience in home health care setting.Providence Home Care is a trusted leader in home health, hospice and infusion pharmacy, helping clients throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire receive the quality care they need in the comfort of their home. We are guided by our core values of compassion, dignity, justice, excellence and integrity in everything we do, and dedicated to restoring the health and well-being of clients and families at all stages of life's journey.Providence Home Care provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence Home Care complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Company: SJH Home Health NetworkCategory: Social WorkReq ID: R350552

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Pomona , Social Worker - Home Health, Healthcare , Pomona, California

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