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Home Health Licensed Master Social Worker

Compassus
United States, Pensacola
May 29, 2023

Position Summary

The Home Health Licensed Master Social Worker is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. S/he is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the company, among all departments, and all external stakeholders. The primary function of this role is to provide coordinated care in the home to clients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling, and referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family.

Position Specific Responsibilities

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA).
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency, i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs.
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors.
  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary.
  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation.
  • Evaluates and assesses home health patients to identify psychosocial (counseling/intervention), financial, environmental, and community needs to include. the POC, documentation, clinical records (clinical and progress notes), case conferences, and community resource referrals. Evaluates effectiveness and outcomes of care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • Master's degree in Social Work required.
  • One (1) year experience as a Social Worker in a health care agency required.

Skills

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from leaders, colleagues, investors, and external parties. Strong written and verbal communications.
  • Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to understand, read, write, and speak English. Articulates and embraces hospice philosophy.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

  • Active and unencumbered Licensed Master Social Worker in state(s) of employment required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a colleague to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the colleague is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk and hear. The colleague frequently is required to stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The colleague is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The colleague must frequently lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a colleague encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. There will be possible exposure to infectious diseases through working with clinical caregivers. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

At Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our Pillars of Success. We are committed to creating a fair work environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, highly valued, and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Estimated salary range $43815 - $67100 / year. Actual salary will vary by geographic location and experience.

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