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AdventHealth Home Health Social Worker in Shawnee, Kansas


Home Health Social Worker AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift

Part-Time or Full-Time options available

Flexible on Days

No weekends or on-call

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Punctual with returning pages and phone calls, with completing documentation, timeliness in arriving at meetings and for patient treatments.

  • Participates in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provides comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients.

  • Respects each discipline’s expertise and knowledge; doesn’t question someone’s expertise in front of the patient/family.

  • Professionally communicates with patients, their families, their physicians, and referral sources.

  • Respects authority by following the appropriate channels of communication in resolving problems and presenting information.

  • Readily accessible for new patient assignments.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in accepting patient assignments.

  • Communicates with team members for effective implementation of the plan of treatment.

  • Establishes effective rapport with patients, physicians, and co-workers.

  • Involves patient/family in the planning and implementation of care.

  • Communicates pertinent observations to the attending physician, Case Manager or the PCS.

  • Discusses new cases with Case Manager and Supervisor within 24 hours of admission and at least biweekly throughout the period of care.

  • Completes and maintains clinical records in a timely manner and in accordance with the agency’s policy.

  • Demonstrates the ability to perform the SW Assessment, effectively communicating the results with the entire team, including the physician.

  • Notifies patient’s physician of discharge plans.

  • Processes add-on orders in a timely manner.

  • Submits progress report for recertification in a timely manner.

  • Submits MSW assessment and care plan on new patients in a timely manner.

  • Communicates on a daily basis with supervisor, also communicating schedule changes as they arise.

  • Attends orientation, in-service, and meetings, as scheduled.

  • Obtains physician’s written prescription and approval for treatment changes.

  • Maintains dignity and confidentiality of the patient.

  • Complies with established MSW practices and standards of care.

  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.

  • Assist the physician and other members of the health team in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to the state of health of our patients.

  • Utilize community agencies and alternative resources to assist patients and their families in resolving unmet health care needs, financial and environmental difficulties.

  • Provides complete patient care from initial evaluation through discharge with information provided to patient and family, as appropriate.

  • Communicates with Case Manager to promote continuity of care and comprehensive community services.

  • Reviews and revises plan of treatment, as indicated.

  • Discusses discharge plans of assigned patients with the supervisor, team, patients and their families.

  • Maintains therapeutic environment for patients/families.

  • Participates on the patient care team in order to provide comprehensive care and continuity of services.

  • Provides weekend and holiday coverage as assigned by the patient care supervisor.

  • Communicates professionally with referral sources, families, and insurance providers.

  • Participates in orientation, in-service and meetings as scheduled.

  • Conduct visits to evaluate patient needs and implement a plan of social service assistance maximizing patient care plan goals and providing for continuing management of needs within the home or seeking alternative arrangements.

  • Counsel the patient and family members to develop attitudes and behaviors supportive of maximum health practices.

  • Provides educational in-services to the clinical staff after attendance at agency seminars/workshops.

  • Participates on agency committees as appropriate.

  • Renders services in accordance with MSW Standards of Practice.

  • Communicates with team members for the effective implementation of the plan of treatment.

  • Participates actively in meetings.

  • Willingly shares expertise with peers for maximum service to our patients.

  • Participates in Quarterly Chart Audits.

  • Willing to stretch skills; learn new skills.

  • Discusses cases assigned with supervisor prior to planned date of discharge.

  • Documentation reflects Medicare reimbursable services provided by MSW and according to Agency guidelines.

  • Demonstrates the ability to organize workload in order to meet productivity standards.

  • Complete initial documentation within 24 hours.

  • Processes add-on orders within 24 hours.

  • Follows frequency and duration outlined on initial orders/485.

  • Completes documentation accurately the first time.

  • Responsibly cares for tools/equipment issued by agency.


What will you need?

  • Kansas Licensed Master Social Worker

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association Preferred

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Current Car Insurance

  • Master’s Degree from a School of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience Position-related experience includes:

  • Minimum of 1 year’s social work experience in a health care setting.

  • Must possess some home visit experience.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of community resources.

  • Good listening skills and ability to acknowledge patient’s preferences in an accepting manner.

  • Ability to function independently, problem-solve, prioritize and make decisions related to patient care.

  • Effective interpersonal skills in relating to referral sources, co-workers and patients.

  • Ability to communicate courteously with physician, clinical staff and patients.

  • Knowledge and competency to perform required documentation and patient care procedures as a MSW and to effectively manage various demands of the job.

  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to use various tools, equipment and work aides as necessary to perform job duties.

  • 2 to 5 Years of Position-Related Experience Preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Home Care

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Req ID: 22001956

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.