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Social Worker - Home Health - PRN

SCL Health System Denver, CO
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Social Worker - Home Health - PRN-18001463 

SCL Home Health
 
At SCL Home Health, we are proud to be an associate-empowered, patient-centered organization. We value the meaningful client relationships we develop every day through one-on-one care and the ability to facilitate optimal outcomes in our clients home environments.
 
Although home health is an independent practice, we ensure you have the right resources and support available for you to be successful. We support you by:
 
    • Being a part of the larger integrated SCL Health system
    • Allowing you flexible daily schedules/self-scheduling
    • Developing a unique compensation plan thats right for you
    • Planning the orientation process around your needs
    • Providing you with mileage and cell phone reimbursement
    • Offering tuition reimbursement to support your career advancement
 
Answer your calling - bring your talents to SCL Home Health and experience the impactful difference you can make in your clients lives.
 

Provides social work services to clients and their families in their own homes, and consults and educates agency staff.
 
General Responsibilities
  • Assesses psychosocial status of client and social and emotional factors related to the client's illness, need for care, and response to treatment.
  • Provides direct social casework services to clients and families including assisting with goal setting, counseling, and planning and providing interventions.
  • Advises agency personnel, clients, and families of appropriate community resources, their eligibility criteria, and regulations.
  • Facilitates effective referrals of clients, and families to appropriate community resources including follow-up to see that goals of referral were accomplished.
  • Participates in the development and periodic renewal of the client's plan of care.
  • Observes and reports to the physician, the response of the client to treatment and changes in his condition.
  • Maintains verbal and/or written communication with other personnel involved with care of the client.
  • Maintains appropriate and timely client care records including observations, treatments, client response to treatment, and changes in client's condition.
  • Attends and participates in appropriate client care conferences, staff meetings, and agency committee meetings.
  • Provides continuing education and consultation to other staff members including understanding the social and emotional factors related to health problems.
  • Provides supervision to social work assistants including case assignment, development of social work treatment plan, periodic supervisory home visits, chart review, and other supervisory functions.
  • Performs other related functions as required.
 

Education
Master's degree from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
 
Experience
  • Two (2) years of social work experience in a health care setting.
  • Experience in Home Health preferred.
 
Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of social work principles and methods.
  • Knowledge of individuals and group behavior and ways of working effectively with adults, children, and families who have social, economic, emotional, or health problems.
  • Knowledge of community organizations and resources and referral procedures.
  • Knowledge of psychiatric and therapeutic interventions and techniques suitable to treatment programs.
  • Ability to exercise independent professional judgment in complex situations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and families, staff members, outside agencies and institutions, and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
 
Special Requirements
  • Valid, current Colorado driver's license
  • Access to a reliable automobile
 

Organization

: SCL Home Health, Denver, CO

Primary Location

: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver
Department: SCLHH-DEN-Agency Operations

Schedule

: Per Diem/PRN

Shift

: Day Shift

Job Posting

: Feb 21, 2018, 1:07:45 PM
FTE: .001

 Allied Health

Recruiter

: Carrie Rose

Job Details

Date Posted July 14, 2018
Date Closes August 13, 2018
Requisition 18001463
Located In Denver, CO
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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