Medical Social Worker-MSW - Home Health - Fort Myers, FL
Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 12, 2019
Are you a caring, compassionate/proficient/experienced Social Worker who loves/enjoys making people happy/helping customers/patients in a team-oriented setting? If so, read on!
When you join Lee Health as a Social Worker, you ll enjoy getting involved to continuously improve your skills. Here, Social Workers feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database. Having a career with Lee Health offers valuable growth opportunities, market competitive compensation, and exceptional benefits that address your holistic health. We even offer Tuition Reimbursement and / or Grants to grow your career with Lee Health.
Lee Health attracts the brightest stars, so if selected, we will contact you to discuss next steps.
Responsible for the delivery of services to the Healthy Start client population as outlined in the Healthy Start guidelines. The Healthy Start Social Worker facilitates services across a continuum through collaboration with community resources, the Healthy Start team, and other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient delivery of Healthy Start services and the achievement of desired client outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Uses knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the delivery of services rendered. Contributes to the success of the Healthy Start team through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes of said services. Teamwork, flexibility and professionalism, while important in all functions of the System, are central to the success of the Healthy Start /Home Health Team, and are expected in this role. Duties will include participation in events sponsored by Healthy Start, as well as covering team member PTO, requested office tasks, and traveling outside normal work area regions to meet the needs of our client caseload and the needs of the organization. Scope of Duties: Counseling the client and family in meeting related needs. Initiating appropriate preventive procedures Coordination of services Referral to other services as needed Informing the physician and other staff of changes in the client's needs (Healthy start) Supervising paraprofessionals providing services Participating in in-service programs Educational Requirements Degree/Diploma Obtained Program of Study Required/
Preferred and/or Master's Social Work Required Experience Requirements Minimum Years Required Area of Experience Required/
Preferred and/or 1 Year Medical Social Work Preferred State of Florida Licensure Requirements Licenses Required/
Preferred and/or Not Required Certifications/Registration Requirements Certificates/Registrations Required/
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