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Medical Social Worker, MSW - Home Health Care

Job ID: 6329463002 Location: Las Vegas, NV Category: Medical Social Worker Date Posted: Oct. 29, 2022
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Valley Health at Home by BAYADA is currently seeking an energetic and experienced Licensed Medical Social Worker, MSW, for a per diem opportunity performing home health visits with our Las Vegas, NV team

 

Prior home care experience preferred, but not required. As a Medical Social Worker, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides skilled nursing and rehabilitative care to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • 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.

 

Qualifications for the ideal candidate:

  • 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
  • Feel confident, safe, and supported with PPE supplies, comprehensive infection prevention protocol, daily pre-screens, and close monitoring of the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • 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.

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.

Valley Health at Home by BAYADA, a joint venture partnership of Valley Health Systems and BAYADA Home Health Care, is on a mission to improve patient outcomes and expand the delivery of high-quality home health care to more people in the Las Vegas area. By leveraging the combined resources and expertise of Valley Health System, an integrated system of care serving more than two million people in Southern Nevada, and BAYADA, a leading not-for-profit home health care provider, Valley Health at Home by BAYADA will strengthen the post-acute continuum of care to meet the increasing demand for in-home services, particularly among the aging population. Home health services—which may include nursing, and physical, occupational, and speech/language therapies—help people recover from an illness, injury, or recent hospitalization, or manage a chronic condition so they may avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and continue living safely at home, where they most want to be. Valley Health at Home by BAYADA is an equal opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

Practice: Home Health
  • Watching my client make progress and enjoy himself, and having the opportunity to make a positive difference in his life… it's so gratifying, it doesn't even feel like a job to me. Terry S., LPN - Nurse

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