Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Social Worker-MSW in Clarksville (Cumberland), Tennessee

Overview:

This position is part-time, 20 hours/week.

The Dialysis Social Worker 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.

If driving responsibilities are required, a valid driver's license and a clean driving record are required.

Responsibilities:

The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assess the patient's psycho-social needs by collecting subjective and objective data, utilizing that information and the recommendations of the attending physician, in order to develop and implement a plan for the provision of optimal patient care.

  • Counsels patient and families, separately and together, regarding ESRD therapies and the financial aspects of ESRD modalities.

  • Assists the patient in the completion of financial forms. Assists in ensuring transportation by supplying the patient with appropriate 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, including 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.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited Master Social Work Program.

  • Current license in the state as a Social Worker.

  • One year of dialysis experience.

  • Must have clinical license.

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Protected Veteran-VEVRAA Federal Contractor

ID 2017-6786

# of Openings 1

Job Location US-TN-Clarksville (Cumberland)

Address 312 Landrum Place

Posted Date 7/14/2017

Category Social Work