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Social Worker - Military Veterans

at LHC Group


Summary



We are hiring for a Social Worker. 




At Mederi Caretenders, Orlando, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve—it truly is all about helping people. 




We strive to offer benefits that reward the whole you! 





  • employee wellness programs  

  • flexibility for true work-life balance 

  • holidays & paid time off 

  • continuing education & career growth opportunities 

  • company-wide support & resources to help you achieve your goals 



 Take your career to a new level of caring. Apply today!   




 

Responsibilities

The Social Worker (MSW) in Home Health assists patients and families in coping with problems resulting from severe or long-term illness, and with difficulties in recovery and rehabilitation. The Social Worker will assess, diagnose, and treat patient's mental and social conditions, counsel individuals and/or families, and update case records.  





  • Instructs health care team members on community resources available to assist patients. 

  • Plans for continuity of care with hospitals and community agencies. 

  • Assesses and treats social and emotional factors related to patient's illness to determine ability to cope with daily living problems. 

  • Assists the patient and significant others to understand, accept, follow, and implement medical recommendations. 




Education and Experience

Education & Experience



  • Master's Degree from a school of Social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.

  • One year of social work experience in a health care setting.


License Requirements



  • Current CPR certification

  • Current Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation



Company Overview
LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.


Mederi Caretenders a part of LHC Group family of providers – the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Orlando, FL

LHC Group

LHC Group, Inc. is a national provider of in-home healthcare services and innovations for communities around the nation, offering quality, value-based healthcare to patients primarily within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of residence. The company’s 29,000 employees deliver home health, hospice, home- and community-based services, and facility-based care in 37 states and the District of Columbia – reaching 68 percent of the U.S. population aged 65 and older. Through Imperium Health, the company’s ACO management and enablement company, LHC Group helps partners improve both savings and patient outcomes with a value-based approach. As the preferred joint venture partner for more than 400 leading U.S. hospitals and health systems, LHC Group works in cooperation with providers to customize each partnership and reach more patients and families with an effective and efficient model of care.

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