• Social Worker, Fee for Service

    Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
    Req #
    223741
    Agency
    MJHS Home Care
    Status
    Fee for Service
    Location : Postal Code
    10467
    Category
    Social Work and Mental Health Services
    Office or Field
    Field-based
  • Overview

    MJHS Home Care provides advanced clinical services and emotional support to patients recovering from illness, injury or surgery. With a comprehensive range of services supported by an integrated health system, patients can recover in the familiar surroundings of their home.

    Responsibilities

    Assesses patient psycho-social issues to ensure adequate delivery of home care services in order to meet agency goals and required objectives. Obtains psycho-social history and conducts evaluation and assessment of patient including adequacy of patient support system. Provides supportive counseling in regards to emotional, psychological and concrete needs including discharge planning. Interprets and provides information about available benefits, entitlements and community programs to patients and family. Counsels patients and receommends community based resources regarding their psycho-social needs.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree (MSW) plus New York State License required.
    • Knowledge of the operations of community-based health and social services programs, concrete services and government entitlements required.
    • Must possess good oral and written communication skills along with excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Home Care experience preferred.
    • Must be able to provide own transportation in order to make visits in assigned area(s) within greater NYC.

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