Mississippi

MSW - Home Health

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Overview The Social Worker in Home Health assists patients and families in coping with problems resulting from severe or long-term illness, and with difficulties in recovery and rehabilitation. The Social Worker will assess, diagnose, and treat patient's mental and social conditions, counsel individuals and|or families, and update case records. The licensed social worker with a master's degree performs these functions under the supervision of the licensed master's degreed social worker. LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. Additional Details Assists the patient, significant others, physician, and health care team staff to understand significant personal, emotional, environmental, and social factors and difficulties related to the patient's health problems; which interfere with maximizing the benefit of medical services and the plan of care.Contributes as a health care team member to the development of comprehensive, integrated treatment plans for patients.Instructs health care team members on community resources available to assist patients.Plans for continuity of care with hospitals and community agencies.Assesses and treats social and emotional factors related to patient's illness to determine ability to cope with daily living problems.Assists the patient and significant others to understand, accept, follow, and implement medical recommendations.Assists the patient and significant others in utilizing community resources which will help the patient to achieve and maintain optimal functioning.Identifies gaps in community resources and stimulates resource development and/or improvement.Visits patient according to Plan of Treatment; completes a progress note for each visit; and submits progress notes to the agency on an at least weekly basis.Participates in staff conferences and committees as necessary.Fulfills necessary mandatory education on annual basisProvides in-service to agency staff as neededSends the physician a written summary report on patient's condition at least every 60 daysAll other duties as assigned Qualifications Education RequirementsMaster's Degree from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.One year of social work experience in a healthcare setting. License RequirementsCurrent CPR certification.Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.Licensed as a Social Worker from the State Board of Social Work.
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