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Social Worker

Company: ST, Healthcare
Location: vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking aSocial Worker. The Social Worker, whopossesses a Baccalaureate degree (BSW) or Masters in Social Work, who in collaborationwith the multi-disciplinary team, has input in the development of the plan ofcare for those patients requiring social work intervention. Provides medically necessaryintervention to patients who have social or emotional problems which are or areexpected to be an impediment to the effective treatment of the patient'smedical condition and/or rate of recovery. Additionally, provides theseservices in accordance with physician's orders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides medically necessary socialwork intervention in accordance with physician's orders.
  • Assesses patient's psycho-social needs,plans for, evaluates and modifies interventions to meet the established patient goals.
  • Collaborates with all disciplines toplan and evaluate team goals for each patient.
  • Facilitates patient referrals tocommunity agencies when appropriate.
  • Provides financial counseling whennecessary to achieve the treatment goals established by the multidisciplinary.
  • Assists patient/family/caregivers inplanning for present and future psycho-social needs as related to the patient's current status and prognosisincluding terminal illness.
  • Adheres to all Maxim policies andprocedures while providing services to patients.
  • Adheres to all Maxim expectations withregards to preparation and submission of required paperwork.
  • Observes and reports patient progressand/or changes in patient status to physician and appropriate multi-disciplinary team members.
  • May be asked to participate inMulti-disciplinary Patient Care Conference, PI Committees, Professional Advisory Board and Maxim in-servicesprograms.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Social Work (BSW) or Masters Degree from aschool of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education preferred
  • Minimum of one (1) year of social work experience in a health careenvironment in the last two years preferred
  • Current health certificate(as applicable by state regulation and/orclient requirement)
  • Current PPD/TB or chest x-ray (as applicable by state regulation and/orclient requirement)
  • Current BLS/CPR certification (Telephonic MSW only as applicable perstate regulation and/or client requirement)
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and fromappropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strongcommunication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
**CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays
About Maxim Healthcare Group Maxim Healthcare Group has making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxims commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.
Maxim Healthcare Group is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: ST, Healthcare, Vancouver , Social Worker, Other , vancouver, Washington

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