Certified Social Worker

Dialysis Clinic, Inc., (DCI) • Lexington, KY 40511

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Overview

The Certified Social Worker, in consultation with the attending physician, is responsible for assessing the psycho social and financial needs of Peritoneal patients, Hemodialysis patients, home patients, kidney transplant patients and pre-ESRD patients; counseling patients and their families on ESRD related issues including financial and transportation needs.

This position will cover the Lexington and South Lexington clinics. It is a combined caseload of 80+ patients, and requires a license for the State of KY.



Responsibilities

  • Initially assesses the patient's psycho-social needs by collecting and/or obtaining subjective and objective data and utilizing that information and thepsycho-social recommendations of the attending physician to develop and implement a plan for the provision of optimal care.
  • Counsels patient and families, separately and together, regarding ESRD therapies and the financial aspects of ESRD modalities, assisting in the completion of financial forms, and assisting in transportation by supplying information and making contacts with/for the patient.
  • Maintains professional working relationship with other staff of DCI. Participates in administrative and staff programs as required. This includes attending staff meetings and in service meetings.
  • Gathers and documents in the patient's medical record data to assess and modify the care plan in accordance with regulatory requirements on an on-going basis.
  • Compiles and develops educational materials to be used as teaching aids in education of patients and staff.
  • Participates in the care plans and the care planning process for patients.



Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be a Certified Social Worker.
  • Completion of an accredited Master Social Work Program.
  • One year of dialysis experience.
  • Since this position requires inter-clinic travel, a valid driver's license and a clean driving record are required.

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at[Click Here to Email Your Resum]or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

For more information about equal opportunity please see:

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf.



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