Social Worker - Healthcare Paid Per VisitBrookdale Senior Living Inc. - Vero Beach, FL
PRN- MSW - Pay Per VisitMedicare Home Health visitsVero Beach, FLJob#: prnSWHHveroFL491560Nurse on Call - Home Healthcare by Brookdale, is a Medicare certified agency providing home healthcare services. We take pride in our strong reputation for furnishing the high quality skilled nursing, rehabilitation and related services that our patients and their families and physicians expect and deserve. We enrich lives every day. Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.Brookdale Healthcare Services is looking for a Home Health Social Worker to provide services in the Vero Beach area. Join a dynamic team of health care providers focused on health, wellness and prevention for all our patients.Your responsibilities: * Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment. Communicates findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group. Provides an assessment in the patient's identified residence and assists when it is not safe and another plan is required.* Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high-risks for suicide, neglect or abuse and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.* Counsels patient and family/caregivers as needed regarding stress and other identified coping difficulties. Provides crisis intervention when necessary.* Assesses for, and educates interdisciplinary group, on any special needs related to the culture of the patient and family. Includes communication, role of family, space, and any special traditions or taboos.* Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.* Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.* Serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies. Ensures seamless home care services by providing direct oversight and coordination of care with other clinical service providers.* Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.* Maintains comprehensive working knowledge of community resources and assists referral sources in accessing community resources should services not be provided by Brookdale Healthcare Services Hospice.* Directs all daily patient social service operations including providing direct oversight of the establishment and implementation of social service policies.* Ensures compliance with all state, federal, and CHAP social service regulatory requirements.* Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family, and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings, assisting the team in recognizing the effects of the psychosocial stresses on the symptoms of the terminal illness.* Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
Required skills and qualifications:* Masters Social Worker degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)* At least one year of experience in a health care setting requiredIf you're a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.
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At Brookdale, you can expect us to be a trusted partner by listening and understanding your needs, discussing potential solutions and options, mutually determining the right thing to do and working with you to take action together. Then we customize a solution that puts the life you want within reach. It is our job to provide solutions for the unmet needs of those who seek senior living solutions. We do this in more than 600 retirement communities, and with a wide range of innovative programs and services. Brookdale has nearly 50,000 associates whose passion, courage and true sense of partnership make Brookdale what it is. More than a company, it is a calling.
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