Home Care Liaison, MSW - Jefferson Health - Schilling Campus
Home Health Care Medical Social Work - NWG
Full-Time - Days - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Health Center - Willow Grove
2500 Maryland Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
Under the direction of the Home Health Care Clinical Manager of the Patient Flow Center, the Home Care Liaison collaborates with the host facility case management department to accept referrals. He/she assesses the need for home care or hospice services consistent with admission policies and consistent with CMS regulations. Complies with all policies and procedures of host facility and Jefferson Health Home Care and Hospice (JHHCH) and exhibits professional behavior consistent with the service standards. The Home Care Liaison accepts referrals for patients of all ages.
Conditions of Employment:
Education & Training: Master's degree in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Experience: 1+ years of medical social work experience in a healthcare-related field. Home care or hospice experience preferred.
License, Certification & Registration: Valid driver's license.
Other Requirements: Computer skills required, including familiarity with computer software in AJH system. Current auto insurance with proof of coverage required. Must possess a driving record free from major violations within the past five years and maintain an acceptable driving record with no major violations in accordance with Motor Vehicle Regulations and Abington – Jefferson Health's auto insurance policy. Any and all major violations incurred must be immediately reported to the manager, department head or Human Resources department.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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