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Dialysis Masters of Social Work (MSW)

Company Name:
Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
To be considered for the position, please (1) upload your resume, (2) complete the application in its entirety, and (3) answer the screening questions.
This position is located in Billings, MT
Summary:
The Renal 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Initially assesses the patient''s psycho-social needs by collecting and/or obtaining subjective and objective data and utilizing that information and the psycho-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:
Completion of an accredited Master Social Work Program
Social Worker currently, licensed in the state.
One year of dialysis experience.
Must hold license to state in which you have applied.
Must have clinical license.
Bloodborne Pathogens:
Since this is a healthcare environment, there is the possibility of exposure to infectious / contagious diseases, needle sticks and blood and body fluids. Further information about this position's specific work environment and exposure category will be provided during orientation. This position is classified as Category I.
DCI offers a very competitive benefits package.
DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Date: 2014-04-09
Country: US
State: MT
City: Butte
Category: Social Work

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