Medical Social Worker (Home Care and Hospice)

Medical Social Worker (Home Care and Hospice)

Medical Social Worker (Home Care and Hospice)

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Job Description

Healthcare - 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 Social Worker (LMSW or LLMSW) within our skilled home care and hospice divisions.


Interim Healthcare: Our Benefits


-Weekly pay

-Health, dental, vision insurance

-Life & short-term disability insurance

-Paid vacation time


-Mileage reimbursement

-Tablet with built-in Wi-Fi provided

-Paid training

-Employee referral bonuses


Interim Healthcare: Our Personality 


-Leadership is available to confer, consult and advise at any time

-Communication is clear, crisp, and consistent

-You are encouraged to speak professionally and freely

-Personal and professional balance is a top priority

-We are proud of what we accomplish together

-We have a sense of humor, and we know how to use it


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

-May have access to personal health information (“PHI”) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and the ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department


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 is active and in good standing

-Minimum of one (1) year of experience in health care

-Home Care experience preferred

-Reliable transportation, including a valid driver’s license and car insurance


Interim HealthCare is the nation’s oldest leading home care and medical staffing company. Founded in 1966, there are more than 300 independently owned franchise locations nationwide.


Interim HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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