Team Select Home Care Medical Social Worker in Colorado Springs, Colorado
TEAM SELECT HOME CARE is looking for Medical Social Workers!
Team Select Home Care was established in 2009 with the goal of bringing together the most experienced and ethical home health professionals in the industry. Our focus on exceptional patient care, continuous employee development and active community involvement has fueled our phenomenal growth. We currently have offices in Arizona, Colorado and Oklahoma, with plans for further expansion.
We are proud that many of our locations have been recognized as a Home Care Elite top agency over the past several years. The Home Care Elite list is the result of an annual review and compilation of the most successful Medicare-certified home health care providers in the U.S.
Please feel free to apply/contact us if you or someone you know may be interested and we can talk in more detail! Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.
Assists physician, or intermediate care provider, and other team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the health problems.
Participates in the development of the plan of care.
Prepares clinical and progress notes.
Works with the family.
Participates in the coordination of Agency's services with the services of other community resources; uses community resources.
Participates in discharge planning.
Participates in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
Acts as a consultant to other Agency personnel.
Understands and adheres to established Agency policies/procedures.
Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient information.
Serves as a resource person to employees, patients, physicians and other allied healthcare providers.
Develops a cooperative relationship and communicates effectively and professionally with physicians.
Immediately reports any accident, incident, lost articles or unusual occurrence to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor.
Participates in staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.
Maintains contact with community support groups and provides professional expertise as required.
Plans/coordinates social services within the Agency.
Promotes community awareness of services provided.
Participates in the development of the plan of care; ensures that the patient plan of care includes identified problems, interventions and goals.
Participates in community activities and facilitates community awareness and support.
Provides psychosocial services in accordance with established standards.
Evaluates quality of psychosocial services provided.
Informs the RN of changes in the patient's condition and needs.
Schedules patient visits as necessary according to patient needs and as physician orders.
Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information.
Attends staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.
Completes documentation and paperwork in a timely manner as per Agency policy; prepares clinical and progress notes.
Participates in peer review and QM activities as requested.
Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
Maintains acceptable attendance status, per Agency policy.
Reports all incomplete work assignments to Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor.
Appearance is always within Agency standards; is clean and well groomed.
Demonstrates effective time management skills through daily documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments.
Maintains clean and neat work environment.
Demonstrates sound judgment and decision making.
Maintains current CPR certification.
Performs other duties as assigned.
A person who has a master’s degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, and has one year experience in a health care setting, or
Has a baccalaureate degree in social work, psychology, sociology or other field related to social work, and has had at least one year experience in a health care setting (functions as an assistant), or
Currently licensed in the state in which practicing.
Three to five (3-5) years’ experience, preferred.
One (1) year experience in home care, preferred.
Acceptance of philosophy and goals of Agency.
Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
Ability to work with individuals to enlist cooperation of many people to perform/achieve a common goal.
Team Select Home Care reserves the right to change the above job description and qualifications without notice.
Team Select Home Care will not discriminate against the candidate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, disability, political belief, veteran status, age or any other status protected by law.
Team Select Home Care is an employment-at-will employer.
External Company URL: http://www.teamselecthh.com