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Medical Social Worker Bilingual Spanish Preferred: Stanislaus County

Compassionate Care Home Health and Hospice Agency

Medical Social Worker Bilingual Spanish Preferred: Stanislaus County

Modesto, CA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Are you looking for a place where you can make a genuine difference in patient’s lives?

    Compassionate Care Home Health & Hospice has three locations (Fresno, Modesto and Bakersfield) and services eight counties throughout the Central Valley (Stanislaus, Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Kern) - and we’re growing fast! Our top priority is maintaining our culture of love for our patients and team, alike. Our commitment to our core values allows us to be a provider and employer of choice. We understand that our employees are key to providing quality care and are our most important resource.

    We actively seek career-oriented individuals, to whom we offer job security and upward mobility when appropriate - based on merit and performance. We proudly employee an accomplished team of professionals and our team is as diverse as the communities we serve, representing different ethnicities, religions, ages, national origins and sexual orientations.

    In the spirit of charity, and to make a positive societal difference, we occasionally provide clerical work opportunities for individuals previously dependent on government aid, individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disadvantaged adults.

    Join us today and grow with us!

    We are currently seeking to fill the Medical Social Worker position.

    -Position to be performed at Modesto Office, 95350.

    -Medical office background required.

    -Compensation (negotiable, based on experience, etc).

    -Opportunity to accumulate overtime.

    Job Description

    Compassionate Care Hospice is seeking Part Time and/or Per Diem Medical Social Worker. Medical Social Worker will provide supportive and medical social services to terminally ill patients and their families in accordance with an appropriate plan of care. The Social Worker will assume responsibility for the development, implementation, and management of psycho-social services provided to hospice patients and families in the home care or residential setting.

    Responsibilities:

    Assess patient/family social and emotional factors in order to estimate their potential to cope with terminal illness and death.

    Provide psychosocial counseling and support to the patient/family experiencing emotional, social, and economic conflict.

    Assist patient/family and staff in utilizing community resources.

    Assess patient/family financial and insurance status and assist with appropriate resources as indicated.

    Participate in interdisciplinary team (IDT) meeting to establish, review and revise the plan of care for each patient, including exchange of information, review of problems, and sharing of professional support.

    Responsible for maintenance of electronic medical records, assuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with regulations, certification standards, legal and ethical standards.

    Identify and address comfort care needs in collaboration with other members of the hospice team.

    Support, instruct and educate the patient, family, and caregiver.

    Coordinate all patient and family services.

    Consult and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team and others involved in the patients care.

    Requirements:

    Master’s in Social Work is required from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

    Minimum one-year experience in Hospice.

    Demonstrated understanding of Hospice philosophy.

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Valid driver's license, auto insurance, and reliable vehicle.

    Must be able and willing to travel within assigned territory.

    FLEXIBLE HOURSBILINGUAL SPANISH REQUIRED

    Job Type: Part-time

    This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

    Dependable- maintains a schedule and is prompt

    People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

    Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

    Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work

    Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges

    Autonomous/Independent- is able to work with minimum daily oversight

    Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

    Employees and patients are equally precious to us. Your happiness is our happiness - we offer you the following benefits for any full time position:

    ●Dynamic, fun, team-oriented work environment

    ●Unparalleled company culture

    ●Local company with soul

    ●Countless growth and development opportunities

    ● Flexible Schedules

    ● Medical, dental and vision insurance

    ● Mileage Reimbursement at current Federal rate

    ● Gas reimbursement for those in company cars

    ● PTO

    ● Paid Holidays

    ● Paid Sick Days

    ● 401K

    ● And so much more!

    Compassionate Care was established in 2003 in Fresno County and has grown into Central California's largest privately held home health agency. The healthcare company is expanding its locations and services, replicating its unique formula throughout the state. Compassionate Care provides in-home medical, rehabilitative and support services by seasoned professionals with comprehensive clinical training and robust hospitality experience. In July of 2020 the organization officially began its venture into hospice, further vertically integrating services while always prioritizing their patients' continuum of care.

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