• Amedisys
  • $117,773.33 -79,420.00/year*
  • Windham , NH
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 5 N Lowell Rd

What You Will Do: As a Medical Social Worker (MSW) for Amedisys, you will have the opportunity to assist and counsel patients and their family one on one with health related financial, social and emotional concerns. Your work will include assisting the physician and other members of the patient care team to understand the significance of social and emotional factors related to the patient s care. You will contribute to the development of the plan of care with the physician, patient, family and staff to best manage personal, financial and environmental difficulties that may interfere with the health and wellness continuum.

Counsel patients and families concerning the facilitation of the medical Plan of Care.

Recognize, identify and utilize community and family resources to assist the patient in long-term plans for life in the community or to learn to live within the limits of the patient s disability.

Participate in discharge planning.

Coordinate the total Plan of Care and maintain continuity of patient care by liaising with appropriate staff.

Attend and actively participate in patient care conferences to ensure good coordination of care. Develop, prepare and maintain individualized patient care progress records with accuracy, timeliness and according to policies.

May supervise Social Worker Assistants as a licensed social worker

Qualifications

Required:

Master s degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

A current and unencumbered license or certification to practice as a social worker in the state assigned to work with some limited state specific exceptions*

One (1+) year or more experience as a social worker in a healthcare setting

Current CPR certification

Must have reliable transportation, current driver s license, and agency-required liability insurance to perform home visits

Preferred: Previous home health or hospice experience

Additional Requirements:

Most states specifically require a professional state license or certification to practice as a Medical Social Worker in home health. (LGSW, LMSW, LCSW, LICSW, LISW, CMSW)

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:

Paid Time Off/Holidays

Health benefits (medical, dental, vision); health spending account

401 (K) plan; employee stock purchase plan available

Continuing education

Fleet car for eligible employees

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Associated topics: behavioral health, case, cell, clinician, disabilities, msw, npho, rww, violence, women

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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