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Home Care Social Worker, Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Home Care Social Worker

  • 901 E 104 St, Saint Luke's Heath System - Headquarters, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64131
  • Social Work
  • Full Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice is seeking a full-time Social Worker to join our home care team in the metropolitan Kansas City area.  As a home care Social Worker, you will play an important role in the care and psychosocial wellbeing of our patients while enjoying the autonomy of setting your own schedule and spending more time with your patients. 

The Work:

Our Social Workers perform a variety of interesting and challenging duties to serve our patients. Some of these responsibilities include:

  • Providing the continuum of social work services to home care patients.

  • Assessing the psychological social emotional cultural or financial needs that impact patient s health and recovery.

  • Providing professional social work services that utilize supportive counseling and clinical knowledge in assessing the needs of patients and families during illness crisis intervention and post discharge planning.

  • Collaborating with members of health care team in the development of a transition plan that addresses needs in a timely manner.

  • Participating in program planning and development to meet the needs of customers within the health care system and community.

  • Helping patients and their families adjust to the temporary and permanent effect of illness

 

Why Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice?

  • Working in an environment where you are supported by leadership and a team of skilled healthcare professional dedicated to providing the highest levels of care.

  • Having the autonomy to set your own schedule and flexibility to meet your personal and family needs, including late start or early ending times.

  • State of the art technology including widespread use telemonitoring to ensure positive patient outcomes.

  • Commitment to a safe and kind work environment with abundant resources.

  • Competitive pay program and top mileage reimbursement rates.

  • Opportunities for career advancement and development of your nursing and people skills.

  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all of their employees, click here to find out more.

A successful candidate for this position will possess a master’s degree in Social Work and be a Licensed MSW in both Missouri and Kansas.  Since you will be serving patients in their home a valid driver’s license and good driving record are required.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Driver's License - Various, Licensed Masters Social Worker (KS) - Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board, Licensed Masters Social Worker (MO) - Missouri Division of Professional Registration

Master's Degree

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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