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Occupational Therapist, Home Health

Optimal Home Care, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Part-time Medical Social Worker to support operations in the Northern Front Range Area, including the communities of Greeley, Ft. Collins, Loveland, Longmont and surrounding small towns. Come join a Leader in the Home Health Care industry with

• Outstanding Agency Culture
• Local Ownership and Longstanding Success
• Excellent Reputation

Optimal Home Care, Inc. is a Colorado-owned and operated home health care and private duty agency that serves Metro Denver and the Front Range. We offer both skilled home health and non-medical home care services. Optimal Home Care is Medicare and Medicaid certified as well as CHAP accredited.

Medical Social workers provided rehabilitative and supportive casework with the purpose of restoring patients to their optimum level of social and health adjustment. This includes assisting patients and their families to understand, accept and adhere to medical regimens in the patients’ best interest.

The overall goal of the Medical Social Worker is to assess possible additional care needs for patients, provide resources and improve the patient’s quality of life.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an Accredited school/program of social work
  • At least one years of social work experience in a health care setting
  • Registration to practice as a Medical Social Worker in Colorado as required by law

Reports to: Rehabilitation Manager and/or Director of Patient Clinical Services

The Medical Social Worker is a qualified professional who provides social case work and prepares social histories for patients and families receiving nursing or other services from the agency and who have problems in social functioning as it relates to their health and well-being.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an Accredited school/program of social work
  • At least one years of social work experience in a health care setting
  • Registration to practice as a Medical Social Worker in Colorado as required by law

Medical Social Worker:

  • Complies with ethical and professional standards of conduct as set forth by the National Association of Social Workers
  • Assists patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties which predispose them to illness and interfere with their obtaining maximum benefit from medical care
  • Assists patients and their families to utilize existing resources in the home environment or refers to community agencies and acts as an advocate for the patient as necessary
  • Assesses, when appropriate, the family’s financial situation, taking into consideration patient’s prognosis and medical needs and facilitates the referral process to any agency for financial assistance
  • Records clinical progress notes in the patient’s medical records in compliance with the agency’s time and accuracy requirement
  • Consults with patient’s physician and other care professionals as indicated
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary treatment and discharge planning and prepares comprehensive discharge planning documentation
  • Other duties as required

Thank you for your interest in this position with Optimal Home Care. We look forward to exploring the possibility of this becoming your career home.

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