CHP Home Care and Hospice

1159 Westwood Drive,
Van Wert , OH

Licensed Social Worker (MSW) - Multiple Locations

CHP Home Care and Hospice
Van Wert, OH Full-time
Posted on July 30, 2018

CHP Home Care & Hospice:

Licensed Social Worker (MSW)

 

CHP Home Care & Hospice provides comprehensive home health and hospice services throughout Northwest and West Central Ohio. CHP is currently seeking a full-time/part-time Medical Social Worker. Master's degree required and willing to travel to multiple area locations with paid mileage.

 

Home care and hospice is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while part of a team approach. Home care and hospice allows you to get a full understanding of each patient’s needs. Our outstanding team delivers care in patient homes and at inpatient hospice centers in Van Wert and Defiance.

 

As part of our dedicated team of caregivers, you will be part of delivering services addressing the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients of all ages and their families. Make a difference serving patients and families on a one-on-one basis.

 

SALARY:  Competitive
HOURS:  Full-time & Part-time available
LOCATION:  Positions available in Ada, Delphos, Paulding, & Van Wert

 

Duties include:  

  • Assessing the social and emotional factors affecting patients and families that impede effective medical treatment, and intervening in crisis situations when necessary
  • Participating in the development of care plans
  • Counseling patients and families in long-range planning and decision-making
  • Assisting patients and families in obtaining needed community resources
  • Providing social work services to the hospice team
  • Assisting with staff in-service programs and community education
  • Assessing bereavement needs and provide counseling services in accordance with plan of care

 

MINIMUM APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of accredited school with a master’s degree in Social Work
  • One-year experience working in social work, which may include an acute care setting
  • Currently licensed in the state of Ohio
  • Physically capable to lift and transfer patients if necessary
  • Current driver’s license and dependable, insured automobile
  • Must have a positive attitude, fostering a cooperative and positive atmosphere

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Willingness to work in home environments of patients who may have values or standards different from your own
  • Ability to network with community agencies and utilize community resources
  • Ability to make evaluations and decisions based on measurable or verifiable criteria
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
  • Must maintain license by obtaining necessary contact hours and competency