Social Worker, Home Care *Per Diem
Kittitas Valley Healthcare - Ellensburg, WA

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The Home Care & Hospice Social Worker (social worker) is responsible for assessing the psychosocial needs of the patient and identifying resources within the community to meet the needs. The social worker works closely with the patient/significant others and other team members to assist the patient in identifying and utilizing appropriate community services. The social worker works under an order for social work services by the patient's physician and only when either nursing, physical therapy and/or speech therapy are providing services to the patient. The social worker reports to the Home Care Clinical Coordinator. The social worker is a care provider and member of the home care team and the hospice inter-disciplinary team.