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Medical Social Worker, MSW, Hospice

Job ID: 5319624002 Location: Media, PA Category: Medical Social Worker Date Posted: Jun. 09, 2021
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BAYADA Was Voted Among Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in Both 2018 and 2019!

 

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BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an energetic and experienced Licensed Medical Social Worker, MSW, for a Per Diem opportunity performing hospice visits for our office located in Media, PA. This office services clients throughout the Delaware County, Chester County, and Philadelphia, PA area. 

 

Prior home care or hospice 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. 

 

BAYADA Offers:

  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Weekly pay and Direct Deposit
  • Recognition and Referral Programs
  • Career Growth Opportunities

 

 

 

 

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.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.
  • Ability to travel to cases, as assigned.

About BAYADA

Founded in 1975 by J. Mark Baiada, BAYADA Home Health Care provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice, and assistive care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their homes. BAYADA employs more than 26,000 nurses, home health aides, therapists, medical social workers, and other home health care professionals who serve their communities in 22 states from more than 345 offices, with locations in Germany, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea, Canada, and the UK.

In 2019, Baiada oversaw the company's unprecedented transition to a not-for-profit organization to ensure BAYADA's mission, purpose, and business model would endure, and to help BAYADA realize its vision of helping millions of people worldwide experience a better quality of life at home.

BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc., and its associated entities and joint venture partners, are Equal Opportunity Employers and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, gender and gender identity, nationality and origin, disability, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, and experiences.

  • Information is power. I empower people. Making someone feel empowered when they may be feeling vulnerable, scared, or overwhelmed by a new diagnosis is incredibly rewarding! Catherine B., MSW - Medical Social Worker

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