MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER MASTER'S-HOME HEALTH
Company: LHC Group, Inc.
Posted on: June 1, 2021
Company Overview LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care
partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From
home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and
community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective
care that empowers patients to manage their health at home.
Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with
LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More
hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are
united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Provides medical social services under the direction of a physician
and Interdisciplinary Group to assist in the understanding of
significant social and emotional factors related to the patient?s
health status and in development of coping mechanisms. Orients,
Supervises, mentors and educates other social workers within the
state licensed in. Contributes to development of policies and
procedures applicable to area of expertise. Essential Functions
Assists the patient, significant others, physician and health care
team staff to understand significant personal,
emotional,environmental and social factors related to the patient's
health status on an as needed basis. Able to be alternate social
workto other agencies in state when needed. Contributes as a health
care team member to the development of a comprehensive, integrated
Plan of Care for patients on adaily basis. Instructs health care
team members on community resources available to assist patients on
an as needed basis. Collaborates with hospitals and community
agencies to promote continuity of care on an as needed basis.
Assesses social and emotional factors related to patients illness
to determine ability to cope with daily living problems on asneeded
basis. Assists the patient and significant others to understand,
accept and follow medical recommendations on as needed basis.
Assists the patient and significant others in utilizing community
resources as needed. Identifies gaps in community resources and
stimulates resource development and/or improvement as needs arise.
Visits patient according to Plan of Care, completes a clinical note
for each visit, and submits clinical notes to the agency on adaily
basis. The MSW will give daily report to the Administrator
regarding patient visits to ensure continuity of the CareManagement
process. Participates in LHC Connect and completes all required
hospice assigned modules on-line and attends assigned in-services
on amonthly basis. Able to function as Bereavement Coordinator and
supervise the provision of bereavement services reflective of
patient-familyneeds if needed. Establishes a Plan of care that
addresses bereavement needs with clear delineation of services to
be providedand frequency of service delivery up to thirteen (13)
months following the death of the patient. Functions as preceptor
and mentor for new hire social workers through orientation,
on-going education, and completesdiscipline-specific annual
competencies as needed. Assist with Social Work and Bereavement
Policy development and revisions. Provides quarterly education to
Hospice staff related to psychosocial issues. All other duties as
assigned.Education & ExperienceEducation & Experience Master's
Degree from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council of
Social Work Education. One year of social work experience in a
health care setting. Current CPR certification required. Current
Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable
vehicle or public transportation. AK, AL, AR, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN,
LA, MI, MS, NJ OH, SC, TX, WV: Must be licensed as a Social Worker
from the State Board ofSocialWork. MI: Must be licensed as a Social
Worker from the State Board of Social Work; or have a limited
Social Worker license practicing under the supervision of a
licensed master's social worker. VA: 2 years experience in case
work or counseling in a health care setting required. WI:
Certified/Licensed in Social Work from the Marriage and Family
Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Workexamining Board of
Wisconsin. AZ, MO, NC, PA, TN, WA: No additional state specific
requirements.Company Description:Our company was founded over 20
years ago on the principle that "it's all about helping people,"
and we live by those words today. It's our mission to provide
exceptional care and unparalleled service to patients and families
who have placed their trust in us. We grow to fulfill this mission.
When you become part of the LHC Group family, you're choosing a
career path that will challenge you to grow both personally and
professionally.Every day, all across the country, our LHC Group
family is helping people. There are 10,000 of us, standing shoulder
to shoulder, helping the patients in our care live, fuller,
healthier lives. We do this because helping people is, quite
simply, the reason we exist. It's our purpose.
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