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Medical Social Worker, MSW, Hospice - Full-Time

Job ID: 4784245002 Location: Norwich, VT Category: Medical Social Worker Date Posted: Jul. 06, 2020 Availability: Full-time
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BAYADA Hospice is currently seeking a Full Time Medical Social Worker for territories around our Norwich, VT office. As a Hospice Medical Social Worker, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides skilled nursing, psycho-social care and veterans services to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive Hospice care with comfort and dignity.

 As a BAYADA HOme Health Care Full-Time Medical Social Worker you will enjoy:

 

**Competitive pay and benefits

**Wonderful team environment

 

BAYADA has a special purpose: to help people of all ages have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity. We believe our clients and their families deserve the highest quality home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability - our core values. With more than 200 offices nationwide, founder Mark Baiada still maintains the same compassionate, human focus that made our first office unique in 1975.

 

 

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.
  • Home care experience a plus.
  • 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.

 

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. Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, BAYADA employs more than 23,000 field and office professionals who serve their communities in over 20 states from more than 300 offices. 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, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

  • 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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