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PRN Licensed Medical Social Worker - Plano
Kindful Health LLC Plano, TX

PRN Licensed Medical Social Worker - Plano

Kindful Health LLC
Plano, TX
  • $30 to $38 Hourly
  • Per Diem
Job Description

Licensed Medical Social Worker | Kindful Health

Reports to: Director of Clinical Services

Position Objective: Are you looking for a position to impact patients and families? Are you searching for a company that is focused on a culture of caring where best in class patient care is the priority? If so, apply now as an LMSW of Kindful Health!

Job Summary: Licensed Medical Social Workers (LMSW) of Kindful Health are responsible for the delivery of various social work services to hospice patients and their families. Our Social Workers (LMSW) provide social service counseling and guidance to facilitate the maximum functioning and coping capacity to each patient and caregiver/family member.

Essential Education and Experience: Masters of Social Work from an accredited school of social work and holds a current license of Social Work in Texas. Minimum one (1) year experience as a social worker in long term care or medical surgical/acute care setting. One (1) year of hospice experience is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities & Duties: The LMSW will be responsible for:

  • Adhering to all regulatory requirements and professional standards
  • Assessing the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicating findings to the RN Case Manager and other members of staff including the interdisciplinary group.
  • Assessing the relationship of the patient's medical and nursing requirements to the patient's home situation, financial resources, and availability of community resources, to include funeral arrangements if needed.
  • Supervising the implementation of an individualized social work plan of care and notified Bereavement Coordinator of bereavement assessment needs.
  • Participating in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family, and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings, assisting the team in recognizing the effects of the psychosocial stresses and symptoms of the terminal illness.
  • Providing consultation, education, and support to the interdisciplinary team on social work needs.
  • Following policies and procedures consistent with recognized standards of professional practice
  • Providing high levels of communication both internally with the Kindful team and externally with patients and families to assure top CAHPS scores
  • Collaborating with your Clinical Director and entire team to provide a "concierge" level hospice experience

Qualifications & Skills: The best candidate for this opportunity demonstrates mastery of all facets of hospice care and displays a communication style that makes everyone who works with them want to do their best. This team member is happy in the field providing patient care and embraces new opportunities to learn and grow.

Compensation:

Hourly $30-$35

Culture: Kindful is unique in that we are a culture driven company where our highest purpose is simply "To Serve". Our Values are rooted in "Truth, Accountability, Excellence & Mercy" which is the core of our "T.E.A.M." approach where every voice is valued as it takes an engaged village to deliver on the full promise of hospice.

Characteristics:

We look for 3 key characteristics in each and every team member who joins Kindful including:

1.) Optimism - we acknowledge that hospice can be a tough business so during the inevitable challenging days we must remain optimistic about the future realizing that through our efforts tomorrow can be a brighter day for our patients, their families, ourselves, our families and Kindful.

2.) Enthusiasm - patients and families dealing with the challenge of an end of life event are often drained of their energy. It is up to us, as Kindful team members, to bring the energy and enthusiasm that our patients and families need to make this once in a lifetime experience a lasting, positive mark.

3.) Growth Mindset - We believe it's inherent to the high calling of healthcare professionals to always be striving for improvement. As such, we embrace the learning of new skills, technologies and processes that help us continuously strive to provide a better and better end of life experience.

Travel: Within your local market

Address

Kindful Health LLC

Plano, TX
75023 USA

Industry

Government

Posted date

14 days ago

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