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Dialysis Social Worker

Company: Employer
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Licensed Master Social Worker provides social services to patients and their families in a timely and efficient manner in order to promote maximum social functioning and psychological adjustment to dialysis and rehabilitation of the patient. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and tasks may be assigned. GROWTH Assist with clinical and operational processes to improve patient health and minimize hospitalizations and missed treatments. Coordinate transient arrangements. Demonstrate effective use of supplies. Perform duties as assigned to meet the patient care or operational needs of the clinic. OUTCOMES Identify and counsel psychosocial issues. Provide patient and family education. Assist with program's target goals for patient outcomes in accordance with quality patient care and Company goals. OPERATIONAL READINESS Knowledge of and comply with federal, state, local laws and regulations, including health care professionals practice act requirements. Perform duties at all times within limitations established by and in accordance with company policy and procedures, applicable state and federal laws and regulations. Act as advocate on patient's behalf with the appropriate local, state, and federal agencies. Complete initial assessment of new patient psychosocial needs in adherence to state/CMS regulations and company policy. Complete KDQOL in accordance with company policy. Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary team in all required patient assessment and care planning activities. Identify social agencies and other resources as appropriate to the needs of the patients, including but not limited to financial/funding sources. Be familiar with professional organizations related to kidney disease (i.e. National Kidney Foundation, American Kidney Foundation). Use personal protective equipment as necessary. Be familiar with all emergency operational procedures. Regular and reliable attendance is required for the job. PARTNERSHIPS Provide information and referrals as needed. Attend and participate in the monthly Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities. Coordinate development and maintenance of patient/family support groups. Maintain collaborative working relationship with Medical Director and physicians. Establish and maintain a positive relationship with area hospitals, agencies, vendors and the community. Actively promote GUEST customer service standards; develop effective relationships at all levels of the organization. STAFF DEVELOPMENT/ RETENTION Participate in staff meetings as required. Attend in-service and continuing education offerings in compliance with company policy and procedure. Educate staff and provide inservice training in relation to patient psychosocial care. Lead staff in team concepts and promote a team effort. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Requirements include: Must have Master's Degree in Social Work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE). Current licensure in applicable state is required unless employed in the state of AZ, PA or Guam. License must be maintained as current and in good standing. (See addendum for Social Worker for minimum licensing requirements.) Previous experience in providing social services to dialysis patients preferred. Demonstrated working knowledge of the English language and ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); proficiency in all USRC clinical applications required within 90 days of hire. Must meet any practice requirement(s) for the applicable state. U.S. Renal Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran. SOCIAL WORKER STATE SPECIFIC LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Alabama Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) Arkansas Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) California Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Colorado Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Connecticut Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Delaware Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Georgia Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW+CEU) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Hawaii Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Idaho Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Indiana Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Iowa Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) Maryland Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C) Massachusetts Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) Michigan Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) Missouri Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) New Jersey Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) New Mexico Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) New York Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) North Carolina Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Ohio Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) Oklahoma Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Social Worker with Administration Specialty (LSW-ADM) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Oregon Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) South Carolina Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Independent Social Worker -- Clinical Practice (LISW-CP) Tennessee Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Texas Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Virginia Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Wyoming Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) ANY EXCEPTIONS TO THE ABOVE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS MUST BE APPROVED IN ADVANCE BY THE VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS AND VICE PRESIDENT OF CLINICAL SERVICES. ALL EXCEPTIONS WILL REQUIRE A PLAN OF SUPERVISION IN ACCORDANCE TO STATE AND COMPANY REQUIREMENTS.
Salary: $map.get("vacancy_salary-text"). Date posted: 09/19/2022

Keywords: Employer, Honolulu , Dialysis Social Worker, Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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