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Social Worker II Director

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Milledgeville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionPruittHealth is a COVID-19 vaccine-mandated employer. All new Partners are required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or be willing to get vaccinated within 30 days of employment. We will consider medical and/or religious exemptions on a case-by-case basis.JOB PURPOSE: - -Provide medical social services to PruittHealth -patients and their families in their place of residence. -KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide care to patients within the accepted standards of practice for industry and profession. -
  • Complete psychosocial history and assessment to evaluate social service needs of patients.
  • Develop an initial plan of care in consultation with the RN Unit -Manager, DHS and other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Locate and obtain resources necessary to the financial, social, medical and emotional well-being of the patient.
  • Provide counseling to patient/caregivers to assist in coping with significant changes in the patient's condition.
  • Participate in the agency Performance Improvement Program.
  • Participate in staff development programs and team conferences.
  • Maintain clinical record to meet federal, state, and agency regulations and guidelines.
  • Inform the physician, RN Unit -Manager, DHS, and other members of the Interdisciplinary team of current patient condition, outcomes, response to counseling and/or treatment, and changes in the patient's condition or needs.
  • Complete and submit required documentation within guidelines established by agency.
  • Document all services and interactions in the medical record.
  • Assist the patient and family in developing long term planning related to declining independence and/or health status.
  • Assist the patient and family in developing an appropriate discharge plan. -QualificationsMINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
    • Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work. -MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
      • One (1) year of experience in medical social work.MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: - - -
        • For NC and SC agencies, the social worker must be licensed by the state. -
        • Valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance. - -
        • Current CPR certification. -KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
          • Communicate well with patients/clients, fellow partners, visitors and family members. Provide a warm and friendly greeting, and an approachable attitude. Responds to expressed concerns with a helpful, caring demeanor. Answer questions in a professional manner.
            • Keep supervisor informed of daily activities, and issues. -
            • Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports.
            • Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in the field. -Maintain current license/certification, as required.
            • Attend and participate in mandatory in-services.
            • Honors patients/residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints.
            • Demonstrate honesty and integrity at all times. -
            • Comply with corporate compliance program.
            • Report job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards.
            • Follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection and prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.
            • Follow established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment.
            • Perform other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.
            • Follow all company policies and procedures, and state and federal laws and regulations. Report violations to the appropriate supervisor. -
            • Maintain confidentiality of company and patient information. - -PruittHealth is an innovative, family-owned organization. We're committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted and independent living, home health care, hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy and infusion services, and more. - -As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. - -Job: Social ServicesPrimary Location: Georgia-MilledgevilleSchedule: Full-timeShift: 1st ShiftJob Posting: Jan 11, 2022, 10:21:03 AM

Keywords: PruittHealth, Macon , Social Worker II Director, Executive , Milledgeville, Georgia

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