Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Buckhannon, WV at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/25/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) Licensed Clinical Social Worker you will: 

  • Provides direction, supervision and evaluation of medical social services to patients in the home to ensure compliance with state practice act(s) and ResCare policies and procedures, applicable healthcare standards, governmental laws and regulations.
  • Works under general supervision.
  • Abides by and demonstrates the company Mission – Vision – Values through both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis.
  • Instructs, treats, observes and evaluates patients exhibiting significant social and emotional problems affecting their health status.
  • Assists the physician and other health team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the patient’s health problems.
  • Participates in the development and periodic re-evaluation of the physicians Plan of Treatment for patients needing social work services.
  • Utilizes special skills and judgment to resolve social and emotional responses connected with the illness.
  • Observes, records and reports changes in patients' condition and response to treatment to Clinical Manager and the physician.
  • Participates in the discharge planning process.
  • Instructs/counsels patients and families in treating and coping with social and emotional response connected with illnesses.
  • Provides ongoing assessment of patient and family needs and responses to teaching.
  • Participates in care coordination activities and acts as a resource to other health team members in the identification and resolution of patient needs.
  • Utilizes appropriate community resources to achieve identified objectives.
  • Supervises, instructs and evaluates the performance of the Social Work Assistant (BSW) to assure that all medical social services are provided to patients in compliance with Company, government and professional standards.
  • Maintains and submits documentation as required by the Company and/or facility including any case conferences, patient/physician/community contacts, visit reports, progress notes, and confers with other health care disciplines in providing optimum patient care.
  • Attends, participates in and/or conducts internal staff development programs, obtains continuing education as required by Company policies and regulations.
  • Maintains and enhances clinical practice skills.
  • Maintains the highest standards of Professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature.
  • Shares information only when recipient's right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is in the best interest of the patient.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Communicates information that enables data collection and root cause analysis to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Adheres to and participates in Company’s mandatory HIPAA privacy program / practices and Business Ethics and Compliance programs / practices.
  • Reviews and adheres to all Company policies and procedures and the Employee Handbook.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned. 

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education with six months* social work experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Current licensure/certification in the state(s) of practice if required.
  • Successful completion of any/all Company required pre-employment competency testing and health
    clearance prior to assignment and periodically as required by Company policy and state regulations.
  • Good organization and communication skills and ability to function with minimal supervision also required.

Additional Information



Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

86 E MAIN ST STE B , BUCKHANNON, WV 26201-2864 USA