Encompass Health Careers

Home Health - Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Paid Per Visit - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Social Worker


Job Description

Division: Home Health

Are you in search of a new career opportunity where you are the connection? 

 

At Encompass Health, we believe integrated care delivery across the healthcare continuum is critical to achieving the best outcomes for patients. With the most advanced technology and a coordinated care treatment approach, Encompass Health sets the standards for excellence. Our Home Health Services provide a seamless transition of care between inpatient and home-based care that adapts fluidly and helps our patients get back to their lives.

 

Encompass Health is looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our growing and dynamic Home Health team.

 

As a national leader across home health, hospice, and inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, Encompass Health is consistently ranked as a top best-place-to-work in the communities we serve. Encompass Health offers benefits that encourage lifestyle choices that keep you healthy and happy. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools, and resources include:


• Generous time off with pay for full-time employees.
• Continuing education opportunities.
• Scholarship program for employees and their children.
• Matching 401(k) plan.
• Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental, and vision coverage.
• Electronic medical records & mobile devices for all clinicians.
• Incentivized bonus plan.

 

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EOE

Responsibilities

Encompass Home Health & Hospice is looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to provide professional, comprehensive, family-oriented services to individuals in the home setting.

 

  • Assess patients' and families' psychosocial, environmental, and financial needs.
  • Formulate, implement, and evaluates a plan of care in collaboration with patient, family, and other caregivers, and provides case management as appropriate.
  • Assist the team in understanding the social and emotional factors related to the patients’ health problems.
  • Maintain documentation in patient’s record per internal regulatory and professional standards.
  • Monitor, observe, and evaluate changes and progress in patient’s condition and environment. Report changes, progress, or lack of progress to physician and/or nurse case manager.
  • Acts as key source in patient situations such as: ineffective patient/family coping and decision making advance directives long term or assisted living placement substance abuse abuse/neglect and/or bereavement.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of employment.
  • Must possess one year of social work experience in a health care setting.
  • Medicare home health or hospice experience is preferred.
  • Must be capable of making independent decisions relevant to client’s needs.
  • Must be capable of prioritizing and handling multiple tasks of critical importance simultaneously.