×

Apply Online

Home Care Medical Social Worker

Bedford, NH

Department
Hospital And Health Care
Job ID
3743990000240598
Schedule
Part-time
Job Category
Social Services
Facility
Home Health VNA of NH - Bedford
Work Address
10 Corporate Drive, Suite 203, Bedford, NH 03110

Company Description

Why Join Us?  Benefits you will love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer match, Tuition reimbursement and More!  

Provide direct service to patients and families.  Participate in a multi-discipline case conferences.  Consult with agency care providers regarding social service needs of clients and families. 

Essential Functions 

  • Develop a care plan and coordinate this plan in collaboration with the physician and nurse or therapist. 
  • Evaluate the impact of the care provided. 
  • Provide counseling services to patients to assist the patient to cope with his/her medical condition and to respond to treatment. 
  • Provide short-term therapy with goal-oriented interventions directed toward management of terminal illness, reaction and adjustments to an illness, and resolving conflicts related to the chronicity of an illness. 
  • Provide community resource planning by establishing the need for and making referrals to community resources such as supplemental health care, meals on wheels, food stamps, advocacy and linkages. 
  • Demonstrates sound clinical judgment in assessing the patient's needs for long-term care, including evaluating the home and family situation, helping the patient and family to develop an in-home care plan, exploring alternatives to in-home care and arranging for placement if necessary. 
  • Provide medical social services to the patient’s family member or caregiver on a short-term basis when necessary to remove a clear and direct impediment to the effective treatment of the patient’s medical condition or rate of recovery. 
  • Provide all services in collaboration with the physician, nurse and/or therapist. 
  • Act as consultant to other agency personnel. 
  • Assures clinical record and DAR accurately reflect all clinician and support activities. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work & Travel 

This is a Part-time job.

 

Job Description

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree from accredited School of Social Work. 
  • At least one year of social work experience in a health setting. 
  • Current licensure in New Hampshire as LICSW. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

AAP/EEO Statement

Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Apply Now

with our Quick Application!

*fields are required

What is your full name?*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
×