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Per Diem Home Health Medical Social Worker (153982)

I believe that better care begins at home.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence - that's what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.


Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.


I believe in working for a company that cares as much as I do.


We offer a unique employment package that includes:



  • Unprecedented opportunities for career growth.

  • Clinical ladder for professional credentialing and advancement.

  • Innovative specialties with cutting-edge training and development.

  • Flexible full-time, part-time and PRN positions.


As a Home Health Medical Social Worker, you will:



  • Instruct, treat, observe and evaluate patients exhibiting significant social and emotional problems affecting their health status.

  • Participate in the development and periodic re-evaluation of the physician's Plan of Treatment.

  • Instruct and counsel patients and families in treating and coping with social and emotional response connected with the illness.

  • Regularly assess the patient and family psychosocial needs.

  • Regularly assess the pre-bereavement/anticipatory grief needs.

  • Implement the Plan of Care provisions to meet their needs, which include: social service goals for alleviating problems, supportive counseling, problem solving, community referrals, etc


Required Skills:

Qualifications



  • Master's Degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

  • Minimum of one year social work experience in a healthcare setting or social services agency

  • Current Social Worker license

  • Home Health experience a plus

  • Knowledge of and ability to obtain community resources (information and referral, state/federal financial programs and eligibility requirements, etc.).

  • Strong organizational and communication skills


Required Experience:

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.



This is a per diem opportunity (not full time)

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