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PRN-Medical Social Worker (MSW) Home Health

Company: Pinnacle Home Care Inc.
Location: Port Charlotte
Posted on: May 29, 2024

Job Description:

At Pinnacle Home Care, we understand the demands of the home health care profession and are - committed to creating a - supportive and - balance d work environment for our team. We are dedicated to providing a positive work environment to ensure our employees feel - valued, - supported and - energized in their work. Pinnacle perks include:

  • Daily Pay (Work today. Get paid tomorrow!)
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Professional Growth Opportunities
  • Stability - 20 Years Operation in Florida!!!
  • Top Places to Work: 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Top 100 Agency Home Care Elite
  • Live QA - To Assist with OASIS Documentation
  • 401K Match
  • Employee Referral Program! Join us in making a difference without sacrificing your well-being! Pinnacle Home Care, Florida's - award-winning and largest privately-owned home health agency is currently seeking dedicated and compassionate healthcare professionals to join our team of skilled home heath care providers. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to providing quality care to our patients in their homes. 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.
      • 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 BLS 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.)
      • This position requires that the employee is willing and able to meet the physical requirements as necessary. 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 loc -

Keywords: Pinnacle Home Care Inc., Port Charlotte , PRN-Medical Social Worker (MSW) Home Health, Healthcare , Port Charlotte, Florida

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