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Medical Social Worker

Company: Royal Care Certified
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Position: Medical Social Worker- Experience in CHHA setting preferred!Locations: WestchesterReports: AdministratorRoyal Care Certified Home Health Care CHHA is an innovative Certified Home Healthcare Agency and is currently seeking experienced Medical Social Worker with discharge planning experience.Position Summary: The medical social worker facilitates the transfer of patients from a hospital to the care of the home health agency in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Agency policies.Job responsibilities may include but are not limited to:Interprets and implements the Agencys philosophy to staff and members of the community.Works with the Hospital team (physician, social worker, discharge planner, skilled nursing facility staff and or nurse) to assess patients home-care needs, safety and establish a discharge plan.Interviews patients and family to assess the patients understanding of illness and determine patients home environment and support system.Evaluates patients level of comprehension if procedures and/or treatment need to be performed, e.g. insulin injections, dressings, ostomy care.Discusses with medical staff, treatment in hospital, and the patients response to illness.Screen/review the referral for appropriate level of care and if meets criteria for services being orderedExplains home health agency services and policies to patient and family.Assures that the home health agency is ready to meet the patients needs at discharge by communicating the information to the home health agency regarding the patient and by arranging for the Agencys staff to learn unfamiliar procedures related to the patients * Provides feedback to hospital health team and/or skilled nursing facility after the patients discharge.Qualifications: Current New York State license as a Social Worker required Minimum 1year experience as a social worker/case manager in a CHHA environment preferred.Apply now and become ROYAL FAMILY!#INDSW5by Jobble

Keywords: Royal Care Certified, Mount Vernon , Medical Social Worker, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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