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Medical Social Worker, Hospice

Company: Alternate Solutions Health Network
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summa Health at Home and Hospice is looking for an organized and driven professional to join us as a Medical Social Worker for Hospice. Our employees enjoy: Competitive Pay, Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, 401(k) Match, Verizon Wireless Discount, Paid Time Off, and more! + Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings. Counsels patient and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties. + Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment. Provides an assessment in the patients identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and another plan is required. + Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work. + Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs. + Provides information to patients and families/caregivers and community agencies. + Serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies. + Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care. + Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and personnel. + Participates in the development of the plan of care and attends case conferences weekly. + Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issues. + Participates in discharge planning when needed. Assists patient and family/caregiver with securing durable power of attorney and with funeral arrangements, as needed. + Other duties as delegated by the Hospice Executive Director + Master Licensed Social Worker with current license in the State of Ohio. + Minimum one year of experience in healthcare + Hospice experience preferred + Valid Driver's license We can't wait to meet you! Summa Health at Home and Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. ID: 2021-5993 Street: 1077 Gorge Blvd Work Days (Example, Mon Fri or Thur/Fri/Sat/Sun): Mon-Fri Work Hours (Example, 8:15 am to 5:00 pm): 8.00-4.30 Territory: Red team

Keywords: Alternate Solutions Health Network, Akron , Medical Social Worker, Hospice, Other , Akron, Ohio

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