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Home Health Social Worker - MSW
at Envision
Sturgeon Bay, WI

Home Health Social Worker - MSW
at Envision
Sturgeon Bay, WI

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Req ID: 109049 

Entity: Ascension at Home 

Ministry Home Care, an Ascension at Home company, has an immediate opening for a

part-time Home Health Social Worker (MSW) for the Sturgeon Bay area.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Primary function is to provide coordinated care in the home to hospice clients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling, and referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency, i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation
  • Evaluates and assesses home health patients to identify psychosocial (counseling/intervention), financial, environmental, and community needs to include the POC, documentation, clinical records (clinical and progress notes), case conferences, and community resource referrals. Evaluates effectiveness and outcomes of care

 

Minimum Qualifications:
 

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Current state license as a Social Worker
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

 

Experience:

  • Experience as a SW in a health care agency

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of community resources
  • Good interpersonal skills

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