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Licensed Social Worker, Per Diem Home Care, Westchester

Company: VNS Health
Location: Clifton
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewLicensed Social Workers provide supportive holistic social work services to patients and families during life's most difficult moments ensuring a seamless integration with the healthcare team's efforts. You'll work in tandem with healthcare professionals, upholding quality standards and policies to provide exceptional support. You'll tailor services to meet the unique needs of each patient and family, fostering an environment of care and understanding. This is an experienced, master's level, licensed social services role that provides direct care as part of a team. Join us in building on our 130-year history and becoming a part of the Future of Care that is strengthening communities with high quality, integrated social work programs.Compensation:nullWhat You Will Do - -

  • Assess clients and family psychosocial status, social work needs, and living conditions utilizing professional knowledge, skills of observations and interviewing skills.
  • Establish the social work component of the patient/family plan of care based on goals mutually acceptable to the client, family, and significant others. Make referrals to other community services, as necessary.
  • Provide psychosocial work services to patient and family, including short-term individual counseling, community resource planning, and crisis intervention. Responds to emergent psychosocial patient and family needs, as requested.
  • Travel to patients' homes and/or other facilities with varying environments to deliver patient care
  • Initiate and maintain verbal and written communication according to VNS Home Care policy, including the timely preparation of clinical and progress notes, to ensure optimal quality care.QualificationsLicenses and Certifications:
    • Current registration to practice as a Licensed Social Worker and Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) in New York State, required
    • Valid driver's license or NYS Non-Driver photo ID card, may be required as determined by operational/regional needsEducation:
      • Master's degree in social work after successfully completing a prescribed course of study at a graduate school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and the Education Dept. and who is certified or licensed by the Education Dept to practice Social Work in New York State, requiredWork Experience:
        • Minimum one year of social work experience in a health care setting, required
        • Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs
        • For Gender Affirmation Program only: - Experience with the LGBTQ+ populations, preferredPay Range per Visit:If you are applying to the per diem per visit version of this job, the hiring range is as follows: $63.75 per visit.

Keywords: VNS Health, Clifton , Licensed Social Worker, Per Diem Home Care, Westchester, Other , Clifton, New Jersey

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