LHC Group. Inc

  • Licensed Social Worker

    Location : Facility Name
    Louisiana Extended Care Hospital of Lafayette
    Requisition ID
    2019-56332
    Location : Postal Code
    70506-5906
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    CATEGORY
    THERAPY
    Location : City
    Lafayette
    Location : State/Province
    LA
  • Overview

    Using discretion and independent judgement, the Social Worker serves on the Interdisciplinary Team to assist with management of a patient's hospitalization from pre-admission through post discharge; with particular focus on high acuity/risk patients and families. He/she is an effective communicator and manager of information coordinating healthcare decisions. The Social Worker oversees the effective coordination of services in the area of patient/family advocacy; case communication; conferencing and verbal and written reports. The Social Worker is intimately involved in difficult discharge issues; interfacing with patients and families dealing with difficult end of life issues; patients and families dealing with new life altering diagnosis; chaotic home environments and in all cases involving Elderly/Adult Protective Services. The Social Worker ensures patients' rights are fulfilled and is involved in all grievance issues. He/she also assists patients and families who appeal discharge with Medicare and are issued HINN notifications.
     
    Other consideration for this position is an RN with social work experience
     
    LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. 

    Additional Details

    Our company, a part of LHC Group, is currently seeking clinicians/professionals that want to join our team to help improve the well being of our patients and their families. 

     

    If you're seeking a unique opportunity to take your career to the next level, it just arrived!

    • Do you want to be rewarded for your hard work?
    • Do you desire to make a difference providing quality care?
    • Do you want to be part of a family and not just an employee?
    • Flexible schedule for field clinicians
    • Competitive pay

    LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home.

    Qualifications

    Formal Education: Bachelor's Degree
    Experience: 3 years
    License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes
    Education Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, or related field. Will also consider Licensed RN with Social Work experience 
    • Advanced degree preferred.
    Experience Requirements
    • 3 years social work / case mangement experience in a healthcare setting (preferred)
    License Desired
    • Current LCSW license in the state of practice, preferred
    Skill Requirements
    • Working knowledge of the healthcare industry

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