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Medical Social Worker MSW

Carter Healthcare Overland Park, KS
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Hospice Medical Social Worker employed through the organization is responsible for the

Implementation of standards of care for medical social work services and for adherence to all conditions in the Service or Employment Agreement.

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients/families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment. Provides an assessment in the patient's identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and another plan is required.

  • Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings. Counsels patient/family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties.

  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.

  • Provides information and referral services for organizing patients/families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.

  • Provides information to patients/families/caregivers and community agencies.

  • Serves as liaison between patients/families/caregivers and community agencies.

  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.

Carter Healthcare

Since 1989, Carter Healthcare has been a leading health care provider focused on delivering outcomes-based results and the highest quality of home health, hospice, at-home medical equipment and pharmacy services to thousands of clients in the comfort of their homes. Carter Healthcare has always been in the HomeCare Elite ratings since 2006. All Carter Healthcare offices have better CMS Star Rating scores than the National average and their respective state average scores.


Overland Park, KS