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Ensign Group | Anacortes, Washington
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Job Description

Medical Social Worker (MSW)

The medical social worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services.

* Assesses the psychosocial status of patients related to the patient's illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse.
* Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.
* Provides patient, caregiver, and family counseling.
* Assists physician and other teams members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems.
* Provides information and referral services for Organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
* Maintains collaborative relationships with Organization personnel to support patient care.
* Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and organization personnel.

Qualifications

* Must have a master's or doctoral degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
* Minimum of one year's social work experience in health care setting.
* Experience in a home health care preferred.
* Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

At Islands Home Health, we believe in making sure that we have the right team in place. Our team is skilled and passionate about providing care that exceeds expectations. We have created a culture of teamwork and support for our staff that is unlike any in the industry. This allows our talented team to focus on what they do best.

Will you live CAPLICO?

CAPLICO

Customer Second (Employee First)

Accountability

Passion For Learning

Love One Another

Intelligent Risk Taking

Celebration

Ownership

We would love to meet you and hear your commitment to live CAPLICO with us.

In addition to hiring a medical social worker who exhibits the above qualities that help us create a world class culture, we offer competitive wages, mentorship and training for new graduates, tuition reimbursement for our employees, and dependent care and public transportation FSAs. Also, we offer cell phone and movie ticket discounts, 401(k) with matching contributions, career advancement opportunities, and medical, dental, and health insurance.

Take a look at these benefits (and more!) at www.ensignbenefits.com

Apply Today!

Islands Home Health

2601 M Ave, Ste G

Anacortes, WA. 98221

The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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About Ensign Group

The Ensign Group, Inc. (Ensign) is a provider of nursing and rehabilitative care services through the operation of facilities located in California, Arizona, Texas, Washington, Utah and Idaho. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company owned or leased 63 facilities. Its facilities provide a spectrum of skilled nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapies, and other rehabilitative and healthcare services and, in certain facilities, assisted living services, for both long-term residents and short-stay rehabilitation patients. The facilities have a collective capacity of over 7,600 skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living beds. As of December 31, 2008, Ensign owned 32 of its facilities and operated an additional 31 facilities under long-term lease arrangements, and had purchase agreements or options to purchase nine of those 31 facilities. (Source: 10-K)

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