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Medical Social Worker - LSW & LISW

Company: CHP Home Care & Hospice
Location: Ada
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

CHP Home Care & Hospice is hiring a part-time or full-time Licensed Social Worker (LSW) OR Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) to assist and counsel home care and hospice patients and families with health-related financial, social, and emotional concerns._Immediate opportunities in Ada/Lima, Celina, Delphos, Paulding, and Van Wert, OH areas._*About Our Company*Be a part of our forward-looking company with the potential for growth and opportunity. CHP is a local, nonprofit organization serving Northwest and West Central Ohio since 1975. We are looking for energetic team members to provide exceptional care through compassion, care, and respect.Our mission is to deliver comprehensive, progressive, community-based, home health and hospice services. CHP Home Care & Hospice is one of the region's most trusted and established providers. Our staff shares a genuine passion for helping people and conducts all services efficiently, with a positive attitude and thoroughness to ensure lower costs while maintaining the highest quality of life for our patients.*What You Will Do*The *Licensed Social Worker (LSW)* is a valued member of an interdisciplinary team who provides diagnostic evaluations of the psychosocial problems of the patient/family unit, and social service goals for alleviating these problems, and helps to provide both the counseling and casework needed to meet these goals.The *Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW)* is a valued member of an interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to oversee our medical social services and staff.*LSW Job Responsibilities*** The Licensed Social Worker (LSW) performs the initial psychosocial, emotional, spiritual, and bereavement assessments in the development and implementation of a goal-directed, interdisciplinary, care plan.* Conducts ongoing assessments of patient/family needs and counseling as required* Provides short-term crisis intervention and individual or family counseling when indicated* Delivers services under the direction of a physician who approves the plan of care* The Licensed Social Worker (LSW) observes, assesses, and brings information to ID team meetings regarding psychosocial, emotional, spiritual, physical, and financial conditions affecting the patient and family* Assumes the active role of advocate for the patient/family unit* Develops and maintains contact with appropriate community agencies and services in order to promote interagency cooperation and facilitate related referrals* Documents comprehensive psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual assessments clearly and concisely in a timely manner* Provides education to the patient and family related to issues of death, dying, and bereavement as needed*LISW Job Responsibilities** The Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) reports to the VP of Clinical Services and works closely with nursing supervisors, hospice coordinators, and medical social workers* Keeps social workers up-to-date with all regulation, policy, and procedure changes* Responsible for assuring peer-to-peer annual in-home direct supervisions are being completed* Will inform nursing supervisors if issues or concerns arise related to patient care or the inability to cover visits* The Licensed Independent Social Worker - LISW will see patients as directed by the nursing supervisor or physician in accordance with each patient's plan of care* Observes, assesses, and brings information to ID team meetings regarding psychosocial, emotional, spiritual, physical, and financial conditions affecting the patient and family*Qualifications** Bachelor's degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education* Minimum of one year of social work experience in a healthcare setting* Currently licensed in the State of Ohio and maintain required CEs* Ability to work independently, make accurate, and at times, quick judgments* Must have effective communication skills and the ability to effectively follow instructions* Dependable with a cooperative, positive attitudeCome be a part of this well-established, growing, home health and hospice organization!Job Types: Full-time, Part-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceMedical Specialty:* Dialysis* Home Health* Hospice & Palliative MedicineSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay:* Bonus payCOVID-19 considerations:Our staff are provided appropriate facemasks, hand sanitizer, and PPE, and follow established infection-control practices.Education:* Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:* Medical Social Workers: 1 year (Preferred)* Social work: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* Social Work License (Required)* Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: CHP Home Care & Hospice, Columbus , Medical Social Worker - LSW & LISW, Healthcare , Ada, Ohio

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