FFS - Social Workers
Centers Home Health Care of Otsego is actively seeking FFS - Social Workers for our Home Care Agency in Otsego County, NY.
The Social Worker will provide intervention to promote social/physiological well-being of patients in their home setting in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Agency policies.
- Interprets and implements the Agency’s philosophy to staff and members of the community.
- Works with the home care team (physician, nurses, therapist) to assess and evaluate home care needs and safety.
- Interviews patients and family to assess the patient’s understanding of illness and determine the patient’s home environment and support system.
- Evaluates patient’s level of comprehension if procedures and/or treatment need to be performed, e.g. insulin injections, dressings, ostomy care.
- Explains home health agency services and policies to patients and families.
- Assist to ensure that home health agencies is ready to meet the patients’ needs at discharge and arrange long-term care referral process when applicable. Cooperates and provide feedback to the inter discipline team members
- Minimum 1-year experience as a Social worker
- Knowledge of Word and excel preferred.
- Valid NYS Driver’s license preferred.
- Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment.
- Possess excellent organizational, communication and listening skills.
- Ability to input clinical data proficiently