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Medical Social Worker, MSW, Hospice

Job ID: 4778722002 Location: Wilmington, DE Category: Medical Social Worker Date Posted: Jun. 29, 2020 Availability: Full-time
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While the world is cautioned to stay home in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, BAYADA’s mission to safely keep people there has never been more important. Without home care, our clients risk infection and hospitalization, at hospitals with already-strained resources.

With the protection of our clients and caregivers as our highest priority, we have mobilized a swift, efficient, and comprehensive response so that we can stay on the front lines, giving care—safely. If you’re the type of person who rises to the occasion and wants to make a difference in the lives of others, we want to meet you (virtually, even)! We can work through this crisis—together.

BAYADA Home Health Care Voted Glassdoor's Top Places to Work in 2018 and 2019!

 

Apply Now to Find Out Why!

 

BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an energetic and experienced Licensed Medical Social Worker, MSW, for a part time opportunity in our Delaware Hospice office. This office services Hospice clients throughout New Castle County.

 

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.

 

 

 

Medical Social Worker, MSW 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 Clinical Social Worker in the state of Delaware.
  • Home care experience a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.
  • Ability to travel to cases, as assigned.

BAYADA offers:

  • Weekly pay and Direct Deposit
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Flexible scheduling to fit your lifestyle
  • We try to match you to opportunities near your home  
  • Positive work environment and the tools you need to do your job
  • Scholarship programs
  • A stable working environment – we invest in our care team  

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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