Job Description

 

Centers Home Health Care of Otsego is actively seeking FFS - Social Workers for our Home Care Agency in Otsego County, NY.

JOB SUMMARY

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

 

Education

  • MSW

EXPERIENCE                                           

  • 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

AHC18

CHHA

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