Home Care and Hospice
Social Worker, Creston
Home Care and Hospice Social Worker - Creston, IA, 50801
Provides medical social
services to hospice and home health patients and families based on the
patient's psychosocial assessment and the patient and family's needs and
acceptance of these services with a particular focus on financial resource and
patient and family psychosocial needs with particular attention to the
response to terminal illness, coping and resource needs for patients and
caregivers, with in the social work scope of practice according to all
organizational, professional and industry standards.
in the development of the plan of care, and review/revision of the plan
of care as appropriate, completing initial SW assessments and updates to
the comprehensive within required timeframe.
services to patients and families that address the goals of the plan of
care. Provides counseling services as appropriate.
families' financial situation and assists in assuming effective
utilization of community resources, ensures payer source is identified
and all requirements of payer are fulfilled.
in education for contract facilities/services.
accurate and ongoing patient information, with in the patient medical
record. All documentation is complete according to organizational, and
professional standards. All documentation is completed as it occurs.
participates in team meetings, committees and quality improvement
planning and processes.
- Hospice: MSW
preferred; or BSW required; Home Care: MSW required
keyboarding and computer skills with the ability to learn work-related
with continuing education requirements
Reporter of Child and Dependent Adult abuse training certification
(within 30 days of hire)
have valid driver's license, auto liability insurance and reliable
transportation if driving is required
completion of pre-employment physical, drug screen, 2-step TB test and
Please apply on-line at:
Nov 9, 2022