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Medical Social Worker Home Health MSW NEW February 2023 per Diem

Company: ABL Health Care, LLC
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Per Diem Home Health Medical Social Worker (MSW)QUALIFICATIONS:--- Must have a Masters Degree from a Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.--- One (1) year of Social Work experience in a health care setting. - Must be able to function in an independent fashion and have considerable maturity of judgment.DUTIES:--- Communicates significant information regarding patients with other members of a health care team and makes necessary recommendations and suggestions to improve the Plan of Care.--- Collaborates with the physician and other members of the health team to develop a Plan of Care.--- Assessment of psychological, emotional and/or economical factors affecting patient's limitations and potential for and/or lack of improvement--- Initial evaluation visit, interim evaluations (as deemed necessary) and discharge evaluation from Social Services are required documentation--- Assessment of patients needs for long term care including home and family situation, exploring alternatives to in home care arrangement for placement--- Counsel patient, caregiver regarding long term planning and decision-making.--- Clinical notes should be written each visit and include progress, or lack of, specific plans, goals, anticipated length of service, referrals made and follow up on referrals--- Identify high risk indicators, potentially endangering patients and provide intervention, - report situation to Case Managers and proper authorities--- Provide brief therapy to facilitate improved coping, adjustment, management, and compliance to medical regimen--- Attends staff meetings, participates in in-services, case conferences and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement activity as required--- Prepares clerical and progress notes and submits them in a timely manner to the office
This job description should not be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, or skills that may be required of the employee. It does not establish a contract of employment, either expressed or implied, except for an "at-will" employment relationship.

Keywords: ABL Health Care, LLC, Walnut Creek , Medical Social Worker Home Health MSW NEW February 2023 per Diem, Healthcare , Walnut Creek, California

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