This position will cover the following regions: Harford County, Baltimore County and Carroll County
Provides social work services to MedStar VNA home health patients and to Montgomery County contract clients with MedStar VNA Care Partners. Provides patient with counseling and linkage with community services when appropriate and within the guidelines for service provision under home health regulations and/or policy and per Montgomery County contract requirements. Performs assessments, assists in the resolution of social problems impeding the patient's treatment, rehabilitation and medical compliance, and assists other health team members in understanding the psychosocial and emotional factors related to the patient's health problems.
EDUCATION: Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work.
EXPERIENCE: 2 years social work experience in a health care facility or setting required; home care experience preferred.
LICENSE/CERT/REG: LGSW (Licensed Graduate Social Worker), LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker), LCSW-C (Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical), LISW (Licensed Independent Social Worker), or LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker).
SKILLS: Good clinical skills. Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.