Social Worker (MSW) Home Visits - Binghamton, New York United States - 19298



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19298
Title: Social Worker (MSW) Home Visits
Job Location: Binghamton, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Social Worker (MSW) for Home Visits

 

Full time with benefits

 

Direct Hire

 

Binghamton, New York

 

 

Summary 

 

The Supportive Care Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of skilled assessment and intervention for identified  patients (families with a child with a potentially life-threatening illness). 

 

This position provides and coordinates psychosocial support to enrolled families and offers assistance with psychosocial, financial, spiritual stressors that impact child/family's quality of life. 

 

The Supportive Care Social Worker collaborates with all members of the interdisciplinary care team and documents all care activities. 

 

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

Level I 

 

  Provides interdisciplinary education and training as needed through agency sponsored programs. 

 

Performs thorough psychosocial assessment from a family centered care perspective. 

 

Provides anticipatory guidance and support for coping with the disease process from a family centered perspective. 

 

Performs comprehensive and ongoing assessment of child and family coping, quality of life indicators, and family system integrity. 

 

Collaborates with family and interdisciplinary team to identify options, goals and priorities for care, advanced care planning. 

 

Participates in regular Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) meetings. 

 

Facilitates communication among family and team members as needed. 

 

Documents all communication/interventions with all program participants and potential participants.

Provides emotional/psychosocial support and referrals/financial support for community resources as assessed to facilitate effective coping for family members. 

 

Responsible for approval and management of contracted services for patients/families on caseload. 

 

Advocates on behalf of the child and family to assure their wishes/goals are being respected and communicated with team members. 

 

Engages in problem solving and advocacy to address the needs of children and families, working with administration to fill gaps in service. 

 

Builds and maintains positive relationships with community providers and negotiates areas of service gaps and overlap (i.e. Inpatient SW, insurance CM, Medicaid Service Coordination, etc.) 

 

Provides clinical assessment and support to address grief and bereavement needs of children/families. 

 

Documents all interventions and supports in care plan. 

 

 

Level II  Performs same functions as Level I, plus: 

 

Provides community outreach/education regarding program and eligibility. 

 

Actively involved and is responsible for training new staff. 

 

Responsible for taking on more complex cases. 

 

 

About the Area:

 

Binghamton is located in Broome County close to Routes 81 and 86, just minutes from the Pennsylvania border. The University of Binghamton is a known school in the area. You can get to Corning in 1 hour 15 minutes, Cortland in 45 minutes, Ithaca in 1 hour, NYC in 3 hours, Philadelphia in 3 hours, the beautiful Finger Lakes Region in under 2 hours (this includes some amazing town and wineries!), and the majestic Adirondack Mountains in a little more than 2 hours.

 

No matter where you are in the greater Binghamton area, you are probably within minutes of a good place to eat, whether you're in the mood for bar food, classic diner fare, a pizza, or authentic ethnic foods like Italian, Indian, Greek, Ukrainian, Turkish, Czechoslovakian, Korean, Chinese they probably have it!! 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Social Worker (MSW) for Home Visits

 

Full time with benefits

 

Direct Hire

 

Binghamton, New York

 

 

Summary 

 

The Supportive Care Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of skilled assessment and intervention for identified  patients (families with a child with a potentially life-threatening illness). 

 

This position provides and coordinates psychosocial support to enrolled families and offers assistance with psychosocial, financial, spiritual stressors that impact child/family's quality of life. 

 

The Supportive Care Social Worker collaborates with all members of the interdisciplinary care team and documents all care activities. 

 

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

Level I 

 

  Provides interdisciplinary education and training as needed through agency sponsored programs. 

 

Performs thorough psychosocial assessment from a family centered care perspective. 

 

Provides anticipatory guidance and support for coping with the disease process from a family centered perspective. 

 

Performs comprehensive and ongoing assessment of child and family coping, quality of life indicators, and family system integrity. 

 

Collaborates with family and interdisciplinary team to identify options, goals and priorities for care, advanced care planning. 

 

Participates in regular Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) meetings. 

 

Facilitates communication among family and team members as needed. 

 

Documents all communication/interventions with all program participants and potential participants.

Provides emotional/psychosocial support and referrals/financial support for community resources as assessed to facilitate effective coping for family members. 

 

Responsible for approval and management of contracted services for patients/families on caseload. 

 

Advocates on behalf of the child and family to assure their wishes/goals are being respected and communicated with team members. 

 

Engages in problem solving and advocacy to address the needs of children and families, working with administration to fill gaps in service. 

 

Builds and maintains positive relationships with community providers and negotiates areas of service gaps and overlap (i.e. Inpatient SW, insurance CM, Medicaid Service Coordination, etc.) 

 

Provides clinical assessment and support to address grief and bereavement needs of children/families. 

 

Documents all interventions and supports in care plan. 

 

 

Level II  Performs same functions as Level I, plus: 

 

Provides community outreach/education regarding program and eligibility. 

 

Actively involved and is responsible for training new staff. 

 

Responsible for taking on more complex cases. 

 

 

About the Area:

 

Binghamton is located in Broome County close to Routes 81 and 86, just minutes from the Pennsylvania border. The University of Binghamton is a known school in the area. You can get to Corning in 1 hour 15 minutes, Cortland in 45 minutes, Ithaca in 1 hour, NYC in 3 hours, Philadelphia in 3 hours, the beautiful Finger Lakes Region in under 2 hours (this includes some amazing town and wineries!), and the majestic Adirondack Mountains in a little more than 2 hours.

 

No matter where you are in the greater Binghamton area, you are probably within minutes of a good place to eat, whether you're in the mood for bar food, classic diner fare, a pizza, or authentic ethnic foods like Italian, Indian, Greek, Ukrainian, Turkish, Czechoslovakian, Korean, Chinese they probably have it!! 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Level I

  LMSW or LCSW coupled with a minimum of 3 years pediatric and/or palliative care experience. 

Must have ability to travel. 

  Demonstrates strong communication (both written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.  

  Basic computer skills are necessary, including but not limited to the ability to navigate on a personal computer within a Windows based operating environment; the ability to access and create basic e-mail messages; and the ability to open, edit, and save basic electronic documents if necessary.  

  With training provided, must demonstrate the ability to learn and utilize new systems, computer applications and operating environments as necessary. 

 

Level II 

Requires same qualifications as Level I, plus: 

  Minimum of 5 years pediatric and/or palliative care experience. 

  Demonstrated leadership skills 

  Demonstrated sustained high performance in role as evidenced by 2 or more consecutive performance reviews exceeding expectations. 

 

Education Preferred:

 

Masters or better in Masters Social Work.

 

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

 

Certified Social Worker

 

Clinical Social Worker

 

Master Social Worker

Education:
University - Master's Degree

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