Home Care Medical Social Worker -Watertown

Location: Watertown, MA
Job ID: 160782-1A
Date Posted: Mar 10, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home - Watertown. Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.

About the Job

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.

Full time - 40 hour day position

Holds a minimum of a Master’s degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Holds a current LCSW, and is licensed to work in 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.

Benefits offered for any position with over 20 scheduled standard hours:

  •  Voluntary Insurance choices for Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Auto and Home, and Pet Insurance available
  • Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy Benefits
  • 403B
  • Paid Time Off or (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for 20 hours or more per week after 1 year of continuous benefits eligible employment

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.