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Medical Social Work - LMSW, LLMSW

companyInterim HealthCare Home Health and Hospice
locationGrand Rapids, MI 49503, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/29/2023
Full Time

Interim Healthcare of West Michigan is a locally owned and operated leader in post-acute care services in West Michigan. 

We are now hiring a part-time Social Worker; LMSW/ LLMSW within our home care division. 

Experience a work culture where clinicians are valuedmanagement backs you, and you're empowered to be a patient's advocate. At Interim Healthcare, these are just a few of the rewards you'll enjoy as a Medical Social Worker. Join a nationwide network of professionals who have discovered the flexibility and fulfillment that come with being a part of our team!

Our Benefits

  • Weekly pay
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Life & short-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation time
  • 401(k)
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Tablet with built-in Wi-Fi provided
  • Paid training
  • Employee referral bonuses

Our Personality

  • Leadership is available and accessible 
  • Work-life balance is a practiced value
  • You are encouraged to speak professionally and freely
  • Passion for highly personable care, a supportive environment, and laughter are premium!

Social Worker Essential Functions

  • Conducts initial and ongoing psychosocial assessment of assigned patients/families to contribute to the comprehensive assessment of the patient’s/family’s needs and the IDG plan of care
  • Provides individual and/or family counseling in response to the mental and emotional status of the patient/family to reduce barriers to achieving the goals of care
  • Identifies special needs related to religious or cultural diversity and how these impact the implementation of the IDG plan of care
  • Evaluates identified financial or environmental concerns and directs the patient/family to appropriate community resources, as well as provide follow-up, and acts as a liaison when indicated
  • Provides crisis intervention support to the patient/family, members of a facility caregiver group, or the IDG
  • Provides psychosocial updates to facility staff providing short-term inpatient care or respite care
  • Participates in the development of the IDG plan of care and attends regularly scheduled IDG meetings
  • Assists the attending physician and other IDG members, including facility staff, in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to issues of the patient/family
  • Participates in discharge planning for the patient/family when needed

Social Worker Requirements

  • Graduate of a master's program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Licensed to practice as a Social Worker in the state in which employed. The license (LMSW or LLMSW) is active and in good standing
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in health care
  • Hospice or homecare experience preferred
  • Reliable transportation, including a valid driver's license and car insurance

Interim Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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