Social Worker - H
Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: November 11, 2021
Aveanna Healthcare is committed to providing
employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and
disabled individuals, as well as all other protected
Description of Responsibilities
The Social Worker is responsible and accountable for evaluation,
coordination and administration of social work services for
patients and their families.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Provide social work assessment and services as prescribed by the
Follow policies and procedures and conforms to all applicable
patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws.
Provide a written evaluation defining social work service needs,
goals, and expected outcomes in conjunction with Plan of Treatment
of referring physician.
Participate in the development of overall Plan of Care.
Assist physician(s) and interdisciplinary team members in
understanding the significant social and emotional factors related
to patient health problems, family response, and care at home.
Maintain patient confidentiality.
Demonstrate an understanding of patient's medical status and
updates self on patient/family status as needed or requested.
Maintain effective communication between staff, health care team
members, and family.
Assist patients/families in utilizing community resources that will
promote optimum financial and emotional support.
Provide physician(s) and PSA with written updates on patient/family
needs, progress, goals as requested by physician/health care
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Current state license as required by state law and regulation.
Minimum of at least one (1) year medical social work experience --
Frequent walking, climbing stairs.
Getting into and out of a car several times per shift when
providing visit care, conducting supervisory visits or traveling
with a patient.
Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, or
Occasional rapid movement and physical agility in response to the
spontaneity of children and those patients with neurological
Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling, up to 25 lbs.
Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling up to 50 lbs.
Transferring, or repositioning patients, alone or with assistance,
for feeding, dressing, bathing, or rendering treatment.
Must be able to see and hear to monitor lights, sounds and alarms
Must have sufficient strength and manual dexterity to safely
operate equipment, including grasping and manipulating small
Must be able to discern changes in temperature or texture by
May be required to provide care while riding in a vehicle.
Must be able to respond to emergency situations in the home or
during transport. This may require physical strength, agility, and
ability to function under stressful circumstances to evacuate a
patient, to provide physical support to the suddenly weak or
disabled patient, or to perform one-man CPR for a prolonged
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which
may involve exposure to communicable disease, household animals,
latex, or other sources of allergic response and that cannot always
be controlled by the employer.
Must be able to wear a TB respirator and other personal protective
equipment as needed.
Job Applicants Residing in California
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