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Home Health Social Worker (PRN)

Company: Ambercare
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary: The Social Worker will report to the Patient Care Manager and is responsible for providing professional social work services to patients and families. Essential Duties:

  • Perform initial psychosocial evaluation of patient/family and develop a goal oriented plan of care
  • Conduct on-going reassessments of patient and family needs
  • Provide patient and family counseling as directed
  • Develop and maintain contact with community agencies, services and other resources in order to promote interagency cooperation and to facilitate appropriate referrals
  • Provide direct casework service
  • Assume the active role of advocate for the patient and family
  • Exhibit home health philosophy in job related tasks
  • Maintains regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the department
  • Perform other duties as assigned PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Maintains positive internal and external customer service relationships
    • Maintains open lines of communication
    • Plans and organizes work effectively and ensures its completion
    • Meets all productivity requirements
    • Demonstrates team behavior and promotes a team-oriented environment
    • Actively participates in continuing education programs, staff meetings, conferences, agency in-services and community events as requested/required by their supervisor
    • Represents the organization professionally at all times Position Requirements & Competencies:
      • Master's degree from an accredited school of Social Work
      • Licensed as a social worker in the state of practice
      • At least one (1) year experience in healthcare
      • Home health experience preferred
      • Ability to provide individual, group or family counseling
      • Ability to complete necessary documentation appropriately, legibly and timely
      • Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills necessary to complete job responsibilities
      • Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insurance; or ability to take public transportation Working conditions: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Environment: Moderate noise level similar to a typical home environment and/or typical office environment with computers, printers, and work activity. Addus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.To apply via text, text 1089 to (334) 518-4377

Keywords: Ambercare, Albuquerque , Home Health Social Worker (PRN), Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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