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Medical Social Worker in Princeton, WV at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Princeton, WV
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Job Description


Title: Medical 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 Medical Social Worker. In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Medical Social Worker Responsibilities

The Medical Social Worker (MSW) is responsible for:Ÿ

  • Assisting patient and families with social, emotional, environmental, financial and support concerns by performing a complete assessment and developing and implementing a plan of care.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Ÿ Assesses a patient’s social, emotional, environmental, financial, and support needs.
  • Develops a Plan of Care for approval by the primary care provider.
  • Works with the patient’s family and other service provider agencies to implement the plan for care of the patient in his or her home or other living arrangement in a timely manner.
  • Documents care and services provided.
  • Communicates with other members of the health care team about these factors, which may affect the patient’s health and well-being.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, families, physician, hospital and home care staff and community resource groups and agencies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to Home Health Agency policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Specific Requirements

  • Ÿ Master's degree or higher in Social Work or Social Welfare from a credited college or university.
  • One year experience as an MSW with experience in a home health agency preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Medicare regulations and accreditation standards for home health.
  • Knowledge of community resources available to patients and their families.
  • Computer skills: MS Office including Excel and working knowledge of electronic health record.
  • Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to gather and synthesize data from a variety of sources.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with staff, families, and patients.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • This position requires skill in planning, organizing, thoroughness and coordination of the delivery of patient care with team members.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Predictive Full-time, 40 Hour Plus Schedule
  • Part-time and On-call shifts available (less than 30 hours)

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, 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.

712 Mercer Street , Princeton, WV 24740-3114 USA