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Social Worker (Home Health)

Orlando, Florida
Job Type
19 May 2023
Company Overview:

We are hiring a Social Worker!

At Mederi Caretenders, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people.

We strive to offer benefits that reward the whole you!

employee wellness programs
flexibility for true work-life balance
holidays & paid time off
continuing education & career growth opportunities
company-wide support & resources to help you achieve your goals

Take your career to a new level of caring. Apply today!

Essential Functions:

The Social Worker (MSW) in Home Health assists patients and families in coping with problems resulting from severe or long-term illness, and with difficulties in recovery and rehabilitation. The Social Worker (MSW) will assess, diagnose, and treat patient's mental and social conditions, counsel individuals and or families, and update case records. The licensed social worker with a master's degree performs these functions under the supervision of the licensed master's degreed social worker.

Instructs health care team members on community resources available to assist patients.
Plans for continuity of care with hospitals and community agencies.
Assesses and treats social and emotional factors related to patient's illness to determine ability to cope with daily living problems.
Assists the patient and significant others to understand, accept, follow, and implement medical recommendations.
Assists the patient and significant others in utilizing community resources which will help the patient to achieve and maintain optimal functioning.
Education & Experience:
Education Requirements
Master's Degree from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
One year of social work experience in a healthcare setting.
License Requirements
Current CPR certification.
Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.

Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Mederi Caretenders is part of the LHC Group family of providers - the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: "It's all about helping people."
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  • Job Reference: 1010170086-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Mederi Caretenders
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent