HopeHealth
  • 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.

 

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

HopeHealth is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

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