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DATE ADDED: Mon 24/09/2018

Medical Social Worker (MSW)

Los Angeles, USA
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COMPANY: GRANDCARE HEALTH SERVICES

Job Description

MSW needed to cover Los Angeles County.

Grandcare Health is a certified, Great Place to Work winner for 2018!

Leading Home Health company in Los Angeles County seeks a Per Diem Medical Social Worker that assesses, plans, organizes and directs his or her assigned patient's plan of care. This is an excellent opportunity to have immediate impact with a growing, successful organization.

Description:

Medical Social Worker (MSW)

Medical Social Worker Responsibilities:

  • Communicate assessment findings to the RN and other members of the interdisciplinary group, ensuring their understanding of significant social and emotional factors related to patients’ health problems and death and dying issues.
  • Carry out social evaluations and plan interventions based on evaluation of findings.
  • Counsel patient, family, and/or caregivers in relation to stress and other identified coping difficulties.
  • Serve as a liaison between patients and their support group and the community, providing information and referral services as resources to them.
  • Participate in the development of the individualized plan of care, attend group meetings, and maintain clinical records pertaining to social work.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW)
  • Minimum 1 year experience in healthcare; hospice experience preferred
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance

Screening:

This position requires you to come into contact with important personal patient information. A condition of employment is that you agree to sign and adhere to a confidentiality agreement. Due to the sensitivity and scope of this position, a background check and drug screen will be used as part of the employment decision as permitted by State of California Labor Code Section 1024.5

 

 

Company Description
GrandCare Health Services has been a recognized leader in the provision of home care services in Southern California for over a decade. GrandCare Health Services is based in Pasadena with satellite branches in Torrance and San Diego. Grandcare Health Services works to provide our field staff the best support possible to enable our field staff to provide our clients with the best care possible in the comfort of their home. Grandcare Health Services is licensed by the Department of Health Services of California.


Role: Medical Social Worker (MSW)
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Location: Los Angeles,

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