001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate Office

Dialysis Social Worker-MSW

US-NV-Gardnerville
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-7055
# of Openings
1
1281 Kimmerling, #A-1
Category
Social Work

Overview

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.

 

This position is part-time, 16-20 hours/week.

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.

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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 a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

 

For more information about equal opportunity please see: 

 

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf.

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