HopeHealth
  • HH-MA Greater Boston
  • Brockton, MA, USA
  • Full Time (40 hrs)
  • HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care

HopeHealth is seeking an experienced Medical Social Worker.

 

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Provide medical social services to patients in the home setting as prescribed by the physician.
  • Case manages patients with health related financial, social, and emotional concerns.
  • Assesses the patient's home situation, financial resources, and availability of community resources.
  • Communicates with and refers to appropriate community services.
  • Counseling services to patient and family to treat patient's illness and support to families.
  • Develops patient treatment plans and prepares clinical progress notes in electronic health record.
  • Develops plan of care cooperatively with the physician, patient/family, and other team members with revisions based on patient's condition.

 

Education / Experience:

  • Master's degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council of Social Work. Current licensure in the state of MA required.
  • Two or more years of social work experience in a health care facility or setting preferred. Knowledge of the home health environment is preferred but not required.
  • Working knowledge of patient electronic health record
  • Strong active listening skills and verbal/written communications skills
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated skills in communication, documentation, assessment and social work methods.
  • Ability to respond to the demands and continuous changes in the work environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Reliable, independent means of transportation to make home visits. Valid driver's license and automobile insurance.

 

Benefits

The HopeHealth benefits package features competitive heath care benefits, company provided life insurance, mileage reimbursement, generous paid time off and holidays, a robust orientation program, and a company matched retirement program.

Hope Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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