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Home Health Social Worker - MSW

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.


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POSITION SUMMARY:


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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.


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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


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Minimum Qualifications:
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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


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Experience:



  • Experience as a SW in a health care agency


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Knowledge and Skills:



  • Working knowledge of community resources

  • Good interpersonal skills




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