Social Worker - Home Health & Hospice

Requisition ID
2021-169975
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Home Health and Hospice
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health Connect Home-Fargo
Location
ND-WILLISTON

Overview

SOCIAL WORKER - Home Health & Hospice...Your time at work should be fulfilling. * $3,000 Sign-On Bonus *  Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join CHI Home Health and Hospice. Experience the opportunity to provide compassionate, personalized care in the home.  Our skilled staff improve lives by providing care for our patients wherever they call home. 

 

You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

 

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Job Description Summary

The social worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for social work services in the home health and hospice setting.

 

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  1. Assesses the psychosocial status of clients related to the client’s illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse.
  2. Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.
  3. Maintains clinical records on all clients referred to social work.
  4. Provides information and referral services to clients and families/caregivers regarding environmental needs and
  5. Provides information to clients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
  6. Markets and promotes the agency programs and events in the local community.
  7. Serves as liaison between clients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
  8. Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support client care.
  9. Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for client and organization personnel.
  10. Participates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as required.
  11. Assists medical team in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems.
  12. Participates in discharge planning.
  13. Coordinates new volunteer training, continued education, and annual evaluations.
  14. Assigns volunteers to each hospice family and coordinates visits.
  15. Coordinates the bereavement program.
  16. In conjunction with the agency director, the social worker will be the contact person with the foundation department at the local hospital.
  17. Responsible for event coordination, planning and execution.
  18. Assures proper documentation of social services in clinical records in compliance with state, federal, and Joint Commission standards.
  19. Other duties as delegated by the Clinical Director/Supervisor.

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Qualifications

Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Social Work

Licensed as a Social Worker in North Dakota

One year experience in healthcare

Excellent verbal, written communciation skills and organizational skills

Basic computer skills

 

Preferred

Experience in Home Health and Hospice

 

 

Health at Home expects all our employees to live the values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence at work by:

  • Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and spirit
  • Working together as a team to achieve our goals
  • Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback
  • Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve
  • Using our resources wisely
  • Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of Health at Home and CHI

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