• VNB Clinical Team
  • Lincoln, RI, USA
  • Full Time (37.5 hrs)
  • HopeHealth Visiting Nurse

HopeHealth is seeking an experienced Medical Social Worker for our affiliate, HopeHealth Visiting Nurse. This position will be located in Lincoln, RI.  


Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Assists and counsel patients and families with health related financial, social, and emotional concerns per physician's orders.
  • Assesses patients 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.
  • The Medical Social Worker is works with an interdisciplinary team.


Education / Experience:

  • Master's degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council of Social Work. Current licensure in the state of Rhode Island and Massachusetts preferred.
  • 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.



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, educational assistance program, and a company matched retirement program.

HopeHealth is an equal opportunity employer



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