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Medical Social Worker Hospice

Company: Prestigious Health Services Inc
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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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