Provide social services to patients in the home, as recommended by the physician’s orders and under the supervision the Director of Nursing Services.
Conduct a psycho-social assessment on all patients referred for social work services. Develop an individualized social work plan with specific goals and objectives.
Provide rehabilitative and supportive counseling geared toward the restoration of patients to their optimum level of social and health functioning. This includes assisting patients and their families with the adjustment to their illness and following medical recommendations.
Assist the patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties, which predispose them towards illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care.
Develop long and short term plans, when appropriate, including the utilization of community supports.
Consult with the physician and other members of the health team for the purpose of educating them on the social, emotional and environmental factors related to the patient’s health problems.
Prepare clinical notes which are incorporated into the medical record.
Attend case conferences and act as a consultant to other agency personnel regarding patients’ psycho-social issues.
Assist in the development and revision of the physician’s plan of care.
Provide inservice programs, as requested.
Represent the discipline on agency committees & interdisciplinary team meetings as requested.
Network with community-based agency personnel to promote HCR and its service.
Other duties as assigned.
** This position will cover both Delaware and Schoharie counties to make a 40 hour schedule. Will also consider a part time employee just to cover Delaware county!
Graduate of a school of social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education with a masters degree AND licensed to practice in NY State.
One year of experience in a health care setting
HCR Home Care has been providing the greater Rochester area and Upstate New York with in-home health care services for 35 years. HCR is...