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Medical Social Worker, Lahey Health at HomeJob ID 148959 Date posted 06/28/2018
As a member of the care coordination team, the medical social worker coordinates patient care by providing clinical psychosocial, financial planning and care coordination services to patients/families whose psychosocial or environmental conditions inhibit the success of the patients? treatment plans, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The medical social worker builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities in accordance with home care regulations and payer guidelines.
Holds a minimum of a Master's degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Minimum of one year of social work experience in a health care setting.
Holds a current LCSW, and is licensed to work in Massachusetts.
Current Massachusetts Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) preferred.
Maintains an American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification
Minimum of one year of social work experience in a health care setting, previous home care preferred.
Demonstrates excellent observation and problem solving/critical thinking skills.
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills; essential computer skills to work with EMR.
Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
Shows strong ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.
About Lahey Health
Lahey Health at Home - Quality Care Where Our Patients Live
Nothing promotes health and healing, while maintaining independence and dignity, more than receiving care in a comfortable and familiar environment. Our team of clinicians at Lahey Health at Home find solutions that allow individuals recovering from an illness, injury, surgery or who learning to manage a chronic illness, restore their health in the very place they feel most comfortable-- their own home.
By partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled facilities, our clinicians help individuals make a seamless transition back home. How? With an experienced team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides whose one goal is patient-centered quality care.
We're especially proud of the recognition we have received for our work. These acknowledgements of exceptional service and the highest level of care translate directly into peace of mind for you.
* HomeCare EliteTM, which annually names the top 25 percent of home health agencies in the United States based on quality of care, quality improvement and financial performance, first named Lahey Health at Home to its select list in 2011 and annually thereafter.
* Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign Agency of the month (AOTM)
* Fazzi Associates has also honored us with its Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction, presented annually to home health organizations that have demonstrated superior performance in overall patient satisfaction results.
When you choose to work at Lahey Health at Home, you choose to deliver exceptional care with compassion expressly tailored for each individual. Join our team and our mission of excellence by applying today!
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Contact: Laurie Marcotte, Recruiter at 781-756-7707