BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an energetic and experienced Licensed Medical Social Worker, MSW, for a Full Time opportunity in our Shelburne, VToffice - supporting the Barre, Montpelier, and Burlington area.
***Flexible Work schedule
Prior home care experience preferred, but not required. As a Medical Social Worker, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides skilled nursing and rehabilitative care to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home.
BAYADA has a special purpose: to help people of all ages have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity. We believe our clients and their families deserve the highest quality home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability - our core values. With more than 200 offices nationwide, founder Mark Baiada still maintains the same compassionate, human focus that made our first office unique in 1975.
Responsibilities of Medical Social Worker include:
Making home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
Assist our team in understanding the social and emotional factors related to our clients' health problems.
Provide clinical social evaluations and plan appropriate interventions based on evaluation findings.
Identify appropriate community resource referrals to address the client's and the family's practical and environmental needs.
Act as an advocate for both the client and the family to navigate the patient through the community system.
Participate in the development of the total plan of care with the multidisciplinary team of BAYADA clinicians, as appropriate.
Develop and maintain contracts with public and private agencies as resources for the patient.
Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives in community resources to promote the patient's health, safety, well-being, and independent living.
Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.
Qualifications for the ideal Medical Social Worked candidate:
A minimum of a Bachelors in Social Work (Masters is preferred, but not needed) with at least 2 years of community-based experience.
Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education, as demonstrated by school transcript or degree.
Being a Licensed Social Worker is a plus.
Home care experience a plus.
Demonstrated ability to read, write, and effectively communicate in English.
Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.
Ability to travel to cases, as assigned.
BAYADA believes that our employees are our greatest asset:
Enjoy being part of a team that cares, and a company that believes in leading with our values.
Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.
Advance your career with specially designed career tracks.
Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.
Benefits may include mileage reimbursement; weekly pay and direct deposit; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement.
BAYADA believes that our clients and their families deserve home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability. Be part of a caring, professional team that is instrumental in providing the highest quality care while developing your career with an industry leader. Apply now for immediate consideration.