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Social Worker, Licensed MSW

Company: VitalCaring Group
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:At VitalCaring, our goal is to deliver compassionate, one-on-one quality healthcare to our patients in the comfort of their own home. We do this by bringing together like-minded people who are called to care and who are supported by a positive organizational culture that is unmatched in the industry. With more than 70 locations throughout the South, VitalCaring offers comprehensive benefits coverage for you and your family, as well as a generous paid time off package for our full-time, regular employee with an accrual of up to 30 days annually (includes holidays). Responsibilities:The Social Worker provides coordinated care in the home to patients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling, and referrals to meet the needs of the patient/client and family. Participates in the coordination of care.VitalCaring seeks an experienced Licensed Social Worker (must be LMSW licensed) to join our team serving the Wiggins and Hattiesburg areas. We are offering a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package to join Now! Salary ranges from $50,000 to $65,000 depending on experience.

  • Performs ongoing clinical assessment of home health patients/clients to identify psychosocial, financial, environmental and community resource needs as evidenced by the POC, documentation, clinical records, case conferences and community resource referrals.
  • Develops and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the patient/client, representative (if any), and caregiver(s).
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to meet the needs of the patients/clients.
  • Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care, including patient/client, caregiver and family counseling and patient/client and caregiver education. Prepares clinical notes.
  • Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes.
  • Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care.
  • Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of the Agency and licensing board.
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency by maintaining a working knowledge of public and private eligibility standards and requirements.
  • Promotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to promote coordination of patient/client care.
  • Participates in the Agencys QAPI program.
  • Provides effective communication to patients, their family members, team members, and other health care professionals.
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.
  • Participates in Agency-sponsored in-service training.Qualifications:Education: Masters or Doctoral Degree from an accredited school of Social Work. Licensure: Certification Experience: One (1) year experience as a MSW in a health care setting. Skills: Working knowledge of community resources. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of current CPR. Transportation: Reliable transportation, current Drivers License, and valid and current auto liability insurance.

Keywords: VitalCaring Group, Gulf Port , Social Worker, Licensed MSW, Healthcare , Gulfport, Mississippi

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