This is a casual, part-time position with Lifesprk Home Health for a Social Worker who is passionate about helping seniors navigate the healthcare system and discover their needs, goals, and desires in their second half of life.

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Qualifications/Requirements

  • Graduate of a bachelor’s program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in health care
  • Experience in home health care preferred
  • Possess and maintains current CPR certification
  • Experience using technology including:  Microsoft Office, smart phone, calendaring, clinical software platforms (EMR), Wi-Fi, printers, and internet browsingResponsibilities:
  • Evaluates clients functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self care ability, work capacity, etc.)
  • Evaluates home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living
  • Identifies equipment needs
  • Participates in the development of the total plan of care
  • For clients who plan to return to work, the occupational therapist may perform work capacity evaluation and may refer to specialized vocational training in accordance with Organization policy
  • Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other Organization professionals
  • May teach new skills or retrain client in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with organization policy
  • May fabricate splints and instruct client in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function
  • May train client in the use of prosthetic/orthotic devices
  • Maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the client’s condition.  Submits these records in accordance with organization policy.
  • Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the client’s care to promote coordinated, efficient care
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