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Southwest Florida Home Health Care is a locally owned and operated agency which allows us to more readily identify the needs of our patients, employees, referral sources, and communities. We adhere to the mission of making a positive impact on our patients and our employees by providing services and care derived from superior ethical and clinical standards.

We also take pride in our stellar reputation in our industry, but more importantly, among our patients, their families and physicians. Our experienced and empathetic team of nurses, aides and other caregivers are fully dedicated to meeting needs of our patients, assisting them in achieving the highest level of health and function, and respecting their rights, privacy and dignity in the process.

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Position:  Medical Social Worker
Location:  Port Charolotte, FL
Job Id:  172
# of Openings:  0

Title/Position:                Medical Social Worker
 

Job Description Summary

 
The medical social worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services.
 
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
 
  1. Assesses the psycho social status of patients related to the patient’s illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse.
  2. Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.
  3. Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
  4. Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
  5. Provides information to patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
  6. Serves as liaison between patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
  7. Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.
  8. Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and organization personnel.
  9. Participates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as required.
  10. Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems.
  11. Participates in discharge planning.
  12. Other duties as delegated by the Clinical Director/Supervisor.
 
The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.
 

Position Qualifications

  1. Graduate of a master’s program in social work accredited by the Council on Social
    Work Education.
  2. Minimum of one (1) year's experience in health care.
  3. Experience in a home health care preferred.
  4. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  5. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
  6. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

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