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Social Worker Hospice Coordinator

Solon, OH 44139
Full-time, Part-time
$10.16 - $18.60
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Responsibilities:
  • Actively engages and educates potential customers to the benefits and appropriateness of hospice care.-
  • Ensures the patient and his/her family has adequate knowledge and understanding of the hospice benefit.-
  • Processes inquiries for all new referrals (internal and external).
  • Ensures seamless transition from hospital to the community setting by coordinating the following hospice services at time of discharge:-
    • Ordering supplies and DME,
    • Hand-off communication with field team, and
    • Documentation in the electronic medical record
    • Performs and documents an initial assessment within 3 days of admission, utilizing interview, observation and other available information.
    • Establishes plan of care for patients and documents intervention within 3 days of admission.
    • Visits/contact each patient and family according to established plan of care.
    • Implements the established plan of care with each visit.
    • Performs daily assessment and coordinates the plan of care with in-patient staff for General Inpatients (GIP).- Assesses patient for safety risks, abuse and neglect.
    • Evaluates the patient and family and provides appropriate intervention with each visit.
    • Revises/updates patient care plan at each visit/contact based on change in patient condition/status or response and evaluation/effectiveness of interventions.
    • Counsels patients/families/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping issues.
    • Assumes responsibility for coordination of care for managing a caseload of patients in the inpatient setting.
    • Flexibility in setting and revising priorities for one's daily assignment based on patient needs/acuity, family requests and available resources.
    • Attend interdisciplinary meetings as assigned.Education:
      • Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work (CSWE),
      • Knowledgeable regarding JCAHO and Medicare standards and regulations.
      • The ability to build relationships with patients, physicians, community agencies and institutions while providing excellent customer service.-Languages:
        • English required.Certifications:-Current Licensure as a Social Worker (LSW) in the State of Ohio required.-Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA).-Valid Ohio Driver's License upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.-Proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafterCompetencies (Complexity of Work):
          • Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours.
          • Hours of work will vary dependent on the needs of the referral sources.
          • Requires travel to hospitals and community referral sources.Work Experience:
            • Minimum two years of varied work experience as a Master's prepared Social Worker.
            • Hospice experience preferred.Physical Requirements:
              • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting packages, manual and finger dexterity, and eye hand coordination.- Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.- Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
              • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.Personal Protective Equipment:
                • Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.Keywords: social work, hospice, LSW, LISW, referrals, admissions, referral coordinator, intake
Posting ID: 631145897Posted: 2021-06-09Job Title: Social Worker Hospice Coordinator