Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Medical Social Worker

Expired Job

Mission Healthcare Services Inc Rancho Mirage , CA 92270

Posted 4 months ago

Business Service Line: Hospice

Job Title/Position: Social Worker

Reports to: Clinical Manager or DPCS

Job Description Summary

The social worker contracted or employed through the organization is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services and for adherence to all conditions in the Service or Employment Agreement.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group. Provides an assessment in the patient's identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and another plan is required.

  • Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high-risks for suicide, neglect or abuse and plans intervention based on evaluation findings. Counsels patient and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties. Provides crisis intervention when necessary.

  • Assesses for, and educates interdisciplinary group, on any special needs related to the culture of the patient and family. Includes communication, role of family, space, and any special traditions or taboos.

  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.

  • Educates patients and families on, and assists in, preparation of advanced directives.

  • Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.

  • Provides information to patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.

  • Serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.

  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.

  • Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and personnel.

  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family, and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings, assisting the team in recognizing the effects of the psychosocial stresses on the symptoms of the terminal illness.

  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issues.

  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.

  • Assists family and patient in planning for funeral arrangements, financial, legal, and health care decision responsibilities.

  • Participate in an on call rotation for MSWs and Chaplains, as directed by management to help meet patient care needs nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Other duties as delegated by the Clinical Supervisor.

Position Qualifications

  • A graduate of a Master's program in social work accredited by the Council on

Social Work Education. Meets personnel qualifications stated in 418.114(b)(3).

  • Minimum of one (1) year's experience in health care, hospice experience preferred. Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying.

  • Experience in a hospice care preferred.

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.

  • Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification.

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

  • Holistic, complementary and/or alternative modality training and experience preferred.

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Environmental Services Worker (Housekeeper) Environmental Services

Eisenhower Medical Center

Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 12/11/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-11T00:00 * <li> Job Objective: A brief overview of the position. * Responsible for regular cleaning and general upkeep of patient, public and or office areas, and associated ancillary areas, such as nurse's station, restrooms, treatment rooms, lounges, etc. * Reports to * Department Director and Management team * Supervises * N/A * Ages of Patients * Pediatric * Adolescent * Adult * Geriatric * Blood Borne Pathogens * Moderate Potential * Qualifications * Education * Required: Must speak and read English * Licensure/Certification * N/A * Experience * Preferred: Some previous housekeeping/janitorial experience * Essential Responsibilities * Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations. * Cleans occupied and discharged patient rooms * Cleans all associated ancillary areas of assigned patient care unit. * Responds to emergencies assigned by nursing, or through Environmental services Department. * Maintains adequate cleaning supplies to complete shift * Refills all paper and other supplies as needed * Cleans cart and closet at end of shift; Return all borrowed equipment * Notifies nursing supervisor as rooms are ready for new admissions * Notifies EVS department secretary of any maintenance concerns * Empties all sharps containers when 3/4 full. * Maintains assigned area in accordance to all departmental policies and procedures * Provides patient observation at the discretion of a nurse and communicates observations of patient condition changes to nurse. * Performs other duties as assigned. Eisenhower Medical Center Rancho Mirage CA

Medical Social Worker

Expired Job

Mission Healthcare Services Inc