Social Worker, Home Health

Social Worker, Home Health

31 Dec 2023
North Carolina, Wilkesboro, 28697 Wilkesboro USA

Social Worker, Home Health

DescriptionThe Home Health Social Worker provides individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illness. The Home Health Social Worker work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions:Assesses the patient's social and emotional state as it relates to his or her illness or injury, needs for care, and his or her response to such treatment, and adjustments to care

Assesses any relationships of the patient's medical and nursing needs in the home setting, financial resources, and available community resources

Provides any appropriate action to obtain available community resources to assist in resolving issues that may be impeding the patient's recovery

Instructs patients and families in treating and coping with social and emotional response connected with Provides ongoing assessment of patient and family needs and responses to teaching

Assists the physician and other health team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the patient's health Participates in the development and periodic re-evaluation of the physician's Plan of Care for the patient.

Observes, records, and reports changes in patients' condition and response to treatment to the Clinical Manager and the Participates in the discharge planning process

Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary care team in care coordination activities and acts as a resource to other health team members in the identification and resolution of patient needs

Supervises instructs and evaluates the performance of the Social Work Assistant (BSW) to assure that all medical social services are provided to patients in compliance with Company, government, and professional standards

Required Experience/Skills:Master's or doctoral degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Social Worker licensure in the state of practice if required by state law or regulation

Valid driver's license, auto insurance and reliable transportation.

Proof of current CPR

Minimum of one year of experience as a social worker in a health care setting, home health, and/or hospice

This role requires full COVID-19 vaccination

Together, we can raise the bar on home healthcareCenterWellâ„¢ Home Health (formerly Kindred at Home), is one of the nation's leading providers of home care, with an incredible team of compassionate clinicians who deliver high-quality, specialty care to patients. Many of our clinicians live in the same neighborhoods they serve - providing the much-needed care to people in their community.As a company, we strive to lead by example and show employees the same compassion and care we expect them to show patients. We provide employees the resources, stability, and job flexibility they truly deserve. We help them fulfill their personal and professional goals while enjoying industry-leading benefits, competitive salaries, opportunities for career and professional growth, and a healthy work/life balance.Part of Humana's Home Solution businessCenterWell Home Health cares for nearly 80,000 patients every day in over 350 locations, across 38 states. As part of Humana Inc., we create experiences that put patients at the center, working in collaboration with healthcare providers to bring multidisciplinary care directly to the comfort and safety of home. The result is easy, comprehensive and personalized care that helps patients lead healthier, happier lives.Caring for people who care for our patientsExperience has shown us that supporting and nurturing employees helps them become the best version of themselves and more compassionate, committed home health professionals. That's why CenterWell Home Health never stops working to improve the employee experience. Our people are our greatest resource, and we are committed to creating an environment they enjoy stepping into every day.World-class employee benefitsCompetitive pay and benefits package

50% matching 401(k) contributions up to 6%

Career advancement opportunities

Tuition reimbursement program

Advanced Continuing Education (CE) accredited training

Scheduled Weekly Hours40Centerwell, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our full accessibility rights information and language options

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