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Medical Social Worker

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Usmm Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 4 weeks ago

Medical Social Worker

Pinnacle Senior Care, a CHAP accredited leader in skilled home health is leading the way into the future with its dynamic chronic care home health model. Pinnacle Senior Care is a partner of US Medical Management and owned by a Fortune 250 company. Pinnacle presents the unique opportunity to be part of a medically-centered home care provider within a continuum of care that includes Home Care, Hospice, Visiting Physicians Association, and Laboratory/Diagnostic services.

We are seeking applicants that desire the experience of changing healthcare through compassionate delivery of care. We provide opportunity for growth and advancement, with over 20 branch locations in 8 states.

Positions offer:

  • Partnership with Visiting Physicians Association allows staff easy access to doctors to optimize quality patient care.

  • #1 operating point of care system/ Home Care Home Base.

  • Ready access to professional resources such as wound care and rehabilitation specialists.

  • Weekly team conferences to optimize patient care through open discussion with the interdisciplinary team.

  • Flexible scheduling with very limited on-call and weekend hours.

  • A Competitive salary package which includes a 401k match.

  • Mileage reimbursement.

  • Fast advancement opportunities in a rapidly expanding innovative healthcare environment offering a clinical ladder.

  • A unique opportunity to provide care with specialty programs that focus on disease pathology, Health Literacy, and treating the whole patient.

  • Agency is a Member of the National Association for Home Care.

Position Description

The Medical Social Worker (MSW) is a qualified professional who, in accordance with the plan of treatment, assists the physician and other team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the health problems, participates in the development of the plan of treatment, prepares clinical and progress notes, works with the family, utilizes appropriate community resources, participates in discharge planning and in-service programs and acts as a consultant to other agency personnel.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide medical social work services where appropriate, to individuals and families receiving skilled services from the Agency

  • Resolve social or emotional problems that are or are expected to be an impediment to the effective treatment of the patients medical condition or rate of recovery

  • Develop and implement a plan of care that necessitates the skills of a qualified medical social worker to be performed safely and effectively

  • Assess the relationship of the patients medical and nursing requirements to the patients home situation, financial resources and availability of community resources

  • Take appropriate action to obtain available community resources to assist in resolving the patients problem

  • Provide counseling services that are required by the patient

  • Provide medical social services to the patients family member or caregiver on a short term basis (i.e. 2-3 visits) when the HHA can demonstrate that a brief intervention by a medical social worker is necessary to remove a clear and direct impediment to the effective treatment of the patients medical condition

  • Complete evaluation paperwork and patient care plan submitted to Clinical Supervisor per agency policy and procedure

  • Provide medical social services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Care

  • Submit completed visit notes; communication notes per agency policy and procedure

  • Submit change orders per agency policy

  • Maintain open lines of communication to all members of the continuum of care team

  • Act as a preceptor in the orientation of new medical social work staff as requested

  • Attend staff meetings, team conferences and educational in-services per agency requirements

  • Participate in Process Improvement (PI) program by assisting with collection of data and serves on PI team upon request

  • Participate in discharge planning process in accordance with Medicare Criteria and agency policy and procedure

  • Follow agency policies and procedures

  • Perform these and all other duties as assigned by the Administrator

  • Able to lift 40 pounds from floor to shoulder

  • Repetitive walking, standing, sitting, bending, and use of hands

  • Able to drive a car 2-4 hours per day

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • A Master's degree (MSW) from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or Bachelor degree (BSW)

  • Current unencumbered State professional license

  • One (1) year of social work experience in a health care setting

  • An automobile to be used for work, current drivers license, good driving record and proof of insurance

  • Proficiency in clinical skills

  • The ability to make sound professional clinical judgment

  • The ability to assess and document patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Proficiency in personal computer use including email, clinical, word processing, and spreadsheet software

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