Catholic Health Initiatives SOCIAL WORKER in FARGO, North Dakota

SOCIAL WORKER

Description

Job Summary / Purpose

The social worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for social work services in the home health and hospice setting.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Assesses the psychosocial status of clients related to the client’s illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse.

  2. Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.

  3. Maintains clinical records on all clients referred to social work.

  4. Provides information and referral services to clients and families/caregivers regarding environmental needs and

  5. Assures proper documentation of social services in clinical records in compliance with state, federal, and Joint Commission standards.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

Graduate of a bachelor’s program in social work accredited by the council on social work education or related bachelor’s degree. Licensed as a social worker in state of practice

Required Minimum Experience

One year’s experience in healthcare

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills. Basic computer skills

PREFERRED Education and/or Experience

Experience in Home Health and Hospice

Job Social Services

Primary Location NORTH DAKOTA-FARGO-NATIONAL OFFICE FARGO 4816

Daily Schedule PRN Mon-Fri

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0115274