MSW, Medical Social Worker, Home Health, Per Diem
Details: BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an energetic and experienced Medical Social Worker, MSW, for a per diem opportunity performing home health visits for our LEHIGH VALLEY, PA office in Carbon County. Making home visits to clients in designated geographic territories. Assist our team in understanding the social and emotional factors related to our clients’ health problems. Provide clinical social evaluations and plan appropriate interventions based on evaluation findings. Identify appropriate community resource referrals to address the client’s and the family’s practical and environmental needs. Act as an advocate for both the client and the family to navigate the patient through the community system. Participate in the development of the total plan of care with the multidisciplinary team of BAYADA clinicians, as appropriate. Develop and maintain contracts with public and private agencies as resources for the patient. Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives in community resources to promote the patient’s health, safety, well-being, and independent living. Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet. A minimum of a Masters in Social Work, with at least 2 years of community-based experience. Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education, as demonstrated by school transcript or degree. Must be a Licensed Social Worker. Home care experience a plus. Demonstrated ability to read, write, and effectively communicate in English. Ability to work independently and manage time effectively. Strong interpersonal skills. Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred. Ability to travel to cases, as assigned. BAYADA believes that our employees are our greatest asset: Enjoy being part of a team that cares, and a company that believes in leading with our values. Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities. Advance your career with specially designed career tracks. Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability. Benefits may include mileage reimbursement; weekly pay and direct deposit; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement. BAYADA believes that our clients and their families deserve home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability. Be part of a caring, professional team that is instrumental in providing the highest quality care while developing your career with an industry leader. Apply now for immediate consideration. BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability or veteran status.Apply for this job.