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Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) - Home Health - PRN

Job Description

Division: Home Health

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

 

Encompass Health is hiring!  We are seeking a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) to join our growing and dynamic Home Health team.

 

The flexible schedule is PRN Monday-Friday and is Paid Per Visit. 

 

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. Our philosophy of delivering a better way to care exemplifies our commitment to quality, compassionate care for our patients, all while fostering a unique culture that is compassionate and collaborative.

  • Encompass Health’s enterprising model of the continuum of care for post-acute services sets the standards for excellence. This is evident throughout all of our care settings and office locations, as we maintain a workplace that is stable, ethical, and supportive.
  • At Encompass Health, we continually invest in employees to assist in them achieving personal goals and make meaningful, measurable differences in the lives of their patients.

Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Encompass Health offers benefits that encourage lifestyle choices that keep you healthy and happy. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools, and resources include:

 

• State-of-the-art resources and tools for secure, compliant, reliable and organized communication between patients and their care team
• Generous Paid Time Off plans for full-time employees.
• Web-based education and online instruction to increase knowledge and competency.
• 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

The Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) will 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 Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of employment.
  • Must have a Master’s degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • 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.