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Social Worker - Home Care

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Social Worker - Home Care
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Job IDREQ_171909 FACILITYRochester Regional Health Home Care LOCATIONNewark, New York
Our Hospice Home Care team provides hospice and palliative care services within the comfort of our patients' homes. Our Nursing and Therapy teams work directly with patients and support their families through the loss of a loved one. We partner with our Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, our hospitals and health facilities to provide end to end continuity of patient care. We are a responsive, collaborative partner in advocating for, and providing access to effective, innovative, culturally competent and cost-efficient services for the communities we serve.
This position is eligible for a sign on bonus!
SCHEDULE: Part Time (24 hours per week)
LOCATION: Rochester Regional Health HomeCare- Newark
SHIFT: Days (Days worked are negotiable and one weekend day preferred)

  • Bachelor's Degree in health related field with a minimum two years related experience.

  • Home visiting experience strongly preferred.

  • Proven psycho social assessment skills.

  • Ability to stay organized and flexible important. Possession of a valid NYS driver's license and own car required.

  • Requires pre-employment physical exam as required by NYS Dept. of Health.

  • Level II - require similar qualifications as level I, as well as: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work with a minimum of five years direct Social Work experience.


    • Interpretation.Interprets to the home health team the social factors in the patient situation that may have bearing on his/her progress. Helps patient and family understand and accept the illness and to anticipate its accompanying adjustments.

    • Coordination.Coordinates resources to alleviate the financial impact of illness and assists patient and family in planning for payment of medical care. Determines the need for continued social work service and draws upon other community agencies that can further assist the patient and family. If necessary, assists with alternative planning for patients using appropriate community resources.

    • Partnership.Serves as liaison with social work departments and other health and social agencies in the community. Keeps social work staff informed of community and agency issues. Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Lifetime Healthcare Companies' mission and values and adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSS - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
      Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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