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Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)

MONDAY through FRIDAY

8:30a-4:30p Flexibility a must

No weekends or major holidays

Under the supervision of the Associate Program Director, the Social Worker is responsible for providing psycho-social perspective to the interdisciplinary evaluation, assessment, plan of care, ongoing services and dis-enrollment processes that occur once participants begin the intake process and continues with ongoing services. Interventions could include individual participant contacts, appropriate collateral contacts, participant and family education, assessment and counseling, mobilizing resources, addressing mental health needs as they arise, ongoing case management, advocacy to ensure patient needs are addressed, and initiating dis-enrollment procedures. The Social Worker collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to ensure effective, efficient and appropriate care is provided in order to optimize the health status and quality of life of participants. The Social Worker is knowledgeable regarding social systems and institutions, and individual behavior, and can skillfully apply appropriate interventions to meet the needs of the participant and family.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A master’s degree in social work obtained by successful completion of a prescribed course of study at a graduate school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and the Education Department, and current certification or license by the Education Department to practice social work in the State of New York.*
  • One year of social work experience in a health care setting.*
  • One year experience working with frail elders (may be concurrent with #2 above).
  • Knowledge of PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care of the Elderly) regulations preferred.
  • Demonstrated organizational and supervisory skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication abilities.
  • Acceptable driver’s license and automobile available for use with current insurance;
  • Availability by, and use of, telephone at home/off-site;
  • * Consideration may be extended to a candidate in the event the master’s degree requirement is met but license not yet obtained (or pending) and/or experience requirement not met. In this case, supervision by the social work manager, a licensed social worker, will also include ongoing review of care plans and clinical documentation until satisfactory completion of all minimum requirements (licensure, experience) are met.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • health care: 1 year (Preferred)
  • frail elderly: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

License:

  • Social Work (Required)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • No weekends
  • Monday to Friday

Interested candidates can send resumes and cover letters to:
Employment@homecare-hospice.org

For any questions or for more information, please contact Human Resources at (716) 372-2106