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Social Worker - LMSW

Company: At Home Healthcare
Location: Tyler
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:To render counseling on emotional, social, environmental and financial issues as they relate to the client's clinical condition in accordance with the plan of Treatment/Care.Responsibilities:1. Responsible for scheduling and completion of an initial Medical Social Work Assessment with the patient and family to develop the plan of care.

  • 2. Provides counsel and assistance to the family and patient to understand, accept, and follow the medical recommendations; provides services to the client and caregiver to restore the patient to optimum social and physical health within his or her capacity.
  • 3. Responsible for assessing the patient's home, and making recommendation to the caregiver and patient to improve the home environment to obtain the maximum medical benefits; assist the patient and caregiver with personal and environmental difficulties that interfere with medical care.
  • 4. Utilize appropriate community resources required by the patient's plan of care.
  • 5. Provides appropriate and timely referrals.
  • 6. Responsible for accurate and timely preparation of clinical notes and discharge summaries. Adheres to social work regulations for documentation.
  • 7. Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team to evaluate the patient's progress and plan for discharge.
  • 8. Communicates with appropriate agency personnel on the client's condition and current level of function.
    Performs other duties and tasks as requested by supervisor. Leads supervisory meetings monthly to review/consult on patient care issues with BSW. Task which is considered an essential function of the position.Qualifications:
    • Knowledge normally associated with attainments through education and experience appropriate to social work. Requires Master's Degree in social work, from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education plus one year of social work experience in a healthcare setting.
    • Requires a current valid license as a Licensed Master's Social Worker by the State of Texas, must maintain current status.

Keywords: At Home Healthcare, Tyler , Social Worker - LMSW, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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