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MSW Social Worker

Company: James River Home Health and Hospice
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Would you like to be a part of a rapidly growing locally owned company with a commitment to quality patient care? James River Hospice is actively seeking a compassionate and highly committed Full-Time Hospice/Home Health Social Worker to join our growing team in Farmville!

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive Pay
  • Company Paid Tablet + Company Paid Cell Phone
  • Flexible Schedules
  • GENEROUS time-off package 21 Days off (15 PTO Days and 6 Paid Holidays) Accrues on Day! (PTO policy rewards longevity with increases each year)
  • Competitively priced health plan, vision and dental, partially employer paid!
  • Company paid short and long-term disability and life insurance (up to $50,000 in coverage)
  • 401K with employer match
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Proactive Health Management Wellness Program (PHMP)
  • We Pay for CPR Recertification! A brief overview of Responsibilities:
    • Conduct a psychosocial assessment as part of the comprehensive assessment within 5 days of admission to the hospice program. This includes emotional, social, financial, and environmental resources and identifying appropriate psychosocial problems, interventions, and goals for the patient's plan of care.
    • Participate in IDG meetings and the development of the patient's plan of care. Reviewing and updating the plan of care as often as necessary
    • Obtaining physician's orders for services, as necessary
    • Observe, record, and report changes in the patient's emotional and social factors that are being affected by the patient's illness and his/her need for care, and his/her response to treatment.
    • Reporting any changes in the emotional, social, or financial condition of the patient or family to the attending physician;
    • Maintain and submit written clinical records as deemed by the Agency, including the initial evaluation, the care plan and daily notes.
    • Evaluate the patient's and family's response to, and effectiveness of, the medical social work intervention.
    • Confirm, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the patients' Case Managers to facilitate coordination of other staff visits.
    • Participate in IDG and QAPI meetings and activities.
    • If the patient/family declines Social Work services, the Social worker continues to offer support to the IDG in its care of the patient and to monitor the patient/caregiver's evolving needs.
    • Assess the patient's/ family members' ability to cope with the patient's death.
    • Help patients to utilize the resources of their families and the community.
    • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications:
      • Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
      • At least one year of Hospice experience is preferred.
      • The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.

        If you are interested and are a caring, compassionate Social Worker that can make a difference in the lives of our patients, then we would be interested in meeting you!!

        "James River is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status."

Keywords: James River Home Health and Hospice, Tuckahoe , MSW Social Worker, Healthcare , Chesterfield, Virginia

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