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Neogen Care Medical Social worker (Part Time) in Downey, California

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Position: Medical Social Worker ( Home Health )

Status: Per Diem

Locations: Downey, CA and surrounding areas

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients related to the patient’s illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse.

  • Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.

  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.

  • Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/ caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.

  • Provides information to patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.

  • Serves as liaison between patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.

  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.

  • Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and organization personnel.

  • Participates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as required.

  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems.

  • Participates in discharge planning.

  • Participates in in-service education programs.

  • Other duties as delegated by the Clinical Director/Director of Patient Care Services or Clinical Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor.

Required Experience:

  • Graduate of a bachelor’s and Master's program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

  • Must be a Licensed as a LCSW by the Board of Behavioral Sciences.

  • Minimum of one (1) year's experience in health care.

  • Experience in a home health care preferred.

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.

  • Possesses and maintains current CPR /BLS certification.

  • Must be licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

COVID-19 considerations: Neogen Care, an essential health industry company, practices all protective measures recommend by the WHO, CDC, state, and county to safeguard our employees and patients from COVID-19 exposure to include: screening, testing, PPE, social distancing

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