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Medical Social Worker (MSW)

Company: Interim HealthCare of Wichita
Location: Andover
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Hospice Medical Social Worker (LMSW) in Wichita, KSDiscover a new lane in social work that brings hope to patients enduring difficult health issues. As a Hospice MSW for Interim HealthCare -, you'll visit patients and families in their homes and connect them to the resources, counseling and support they need to rise above their challenges and live their best.Interim HealthCare -, the nation's first home care company, is looking for a Hospice LMSW to join our team. It's an opportunity to advocate for others in meaningful ways that improve their lives and bring strength amid their struggles. If that resonates with your heart, you are made for this!Our Home Health Medical Social Workers enjoy some excellent benefits:

  • 1:1 social worker-to-patient ratios where you impact outcomes
  • Flexible assignments, autonomy and work-life balance
  • Online training, growth and ability to earn CEUs
  • Tuition discounts through Rasmussen University
  • PTO, Holiday Pay, Medical/Dental/Vision & 401(k) BenefitsAs a Hospice Medical Social Worker, here's a big-picture view of what you'll do:
    • Provide home-based social services to patients dealing with depression, anxiety, poor nutrition or a lack of resources that make managing their injury or disease difficult
    • Work as part of a hospice health team which may include an RN, LPN, CNA, HHA, PT, OT or SLP, focused on the patient's plan of care and individual goals
    • Monitor a patient's psychosocial condition and identify social and emotional needs
    • Conduct patient assessments, document progress and ensure patient is moving toward goals
    • Provide counseling, community resource planning, crisis intervention and advocacy
    • Consult with family and caregivers on patient's plan of care and how to help them progressA few must-haves for Home Health Medical Social Workers:
      • Master's degree in Social Work and active MSW license in Kansas
      • CPR certification
      • Strong interpersonal skills, good communicator, empathetic, compassionate and resourcefulWhy Work for Interim HealthCare?Founded in 1966, Interim HealthCare is the nation's first home care company and a leading employer of Hospice Medical Social Workers (MSWs). Operating through 300+ offices, our commitment to you is expressed through a family-oriented culture that values and appreciates social workers, and a passion to put patients first. Join a nationwide network of MSWs who are making a significant impact in the lives of others through the home-based, social services they provide. Interim HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.#pando PandoLogic.Keywords:Medical Social Worker, Location:Andover,KS-67002, PL:564316755

Keywords: Interim HealthCare of Wichita, Wichita , Medical Social Worker (MSW), Healthcare , Andover, Kansas

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