Medical Social Worker Hospice
Company: Prestigious Health Services Inc
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description The Medical Social Worker contracted or employed
through the organization is responsible for the implementation of
standards of care for medical social work services and for
adherence to all conditions in the Service or Employment Agreement.
Essential Job Function/Responsibilities 1. Assesses the
psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to
the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicates
findings to the registered nurse and other members of the
interdisciplinary group. Provides an assessment in the patient's
identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and
another plan is required. 2. Carries out social evaluations and
plans intervention based on evaluation findings. Counsels patient
and family/caregivers as needed in relationship as needed in
relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties.
3. Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social
work. 4. Provides information and referral services for
organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical
and environmental needs. 5. Provides information and serves as
liaison to patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.
6. Maintains collaborative relationships with organization
personnel to support patient care. 7. Participates in the
development of the individualized plan of care and attends
regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings. 8.Assists
physician and other team members in understanding significant
social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/
dying issues. 9.Actively participates in quality assessment
performance improvement teams and activities. Other duties as
delegated by the Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor. The above
statements are only meant to be representative summary of the major
duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.
The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other
than those stated in this description. Minimum of one year
experience in health care, hospice experience preferred.
Understands hospice philosophy and end of life transitions.
Keywords: Prestigious Health Services Inc, Rancho Cucamonga , Medical Social Worker Hospice, Other , Rancho Cucamonga, California
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