SUMMARY: Primary function is to provide coordinated care in the home to clients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling, and referrals to meet the needs of the patient\/family. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA) Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency, i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors Provides effective communication to patient\/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation Evaluates and assesses home health patients to identify psychosocial (counseling\/intervention), financial, environmental, and community needs to include the POC, documentation, clinical records (clinical and progress notes), case conferences, and community resource referrals. Evaluates effectiveness and outcomes of care ducation\/Licensing\/Certification: Masters Degree in Social Work Current State License as a Social Worker Valid Driver's License Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent\/declination Experience: One year healthcare experience; hospice experience preferred MSW required Knowledge and Skills: Working knowledge of community resources Good interpersonal skills
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Envision Healthcare, formerly Emergency Medical Services Corporation, offers an array of healthcare-related services to consumers, hospitals, healthcare systems, health plans and local, state and national government entities. Founded in 2005, Envision Healthcare is a leading provider of physician-led, outsourced medical services. We provide a broad range of coordinated, clinically-based care solutions across the continuum of care, from medical transportation to hospital encounters to comprehensive care alternatives in various settings.