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Social Worker in Greenville/Sherman TX Areas

Social Worker in Greenville/Sherman TX Areas

Job Category: Clinical/Patient Support
Job Type: Part Time
Branch Location: Greenville Sherman
Benefits: 401k Dental Life Medical Vision

The primary function of the Social Worker is to provide coordinated care in the home to patients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling and referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family.

Job Qualifications

Education: Bachelors or Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited program. Licensed by the State of Oklahoma or Texas

Experience: One (1) year social worker experience in a health care agency or hospital preferred.

Skills: Working knowledge of community resources. Good interpersonal skills. Specialized skills in palliative care and end-of-life preferred.

Requirement: Reliable transportation with a valid driver’s license and current auto liability insurance.

Work Environment: Work in patient’s place of residence under various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; available for on call.

Job Specific Efforts Required: Periodic times of prolonged standing, sitting and walking; Working under conditions necessary to meet patient’s needs and Program timeframes; Timely decision making and resource acquisition; Assisting patients and families with individualized psychosocial needs.

Essential Functions of the Social Worker include but are not limited to:

  • Assess patients to identify psychosocial, financial, environmental and community needs as evidenced by Plan of Care documentation, clinical records, team meeting minutes and community resource referrals.
  • Use effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes.
  • Meet mandatory continuing education requirements of the agency and licensing board.
  • Accept clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to meet the needs of the patients.
  • Attend Clinical Team meeting, participate in the patient care planning process, and collaborates to promote coordination of patient care.
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency by maintaining a working knowledge of public and private eligibility standards and requirements.
  • Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.

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