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Dialysis Social Worker - Sign-on Bonus up to $10,000

Company: US Renal Care
Location: Zuni
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

How you will change livesAs a Social Worker at US Renal Care, you will be an integral part of a cross-functionalteam, working to help patients living with kidney disease achieve maximum social functioning and psychological adjustment to dialysis treatment and rehabilitation.What you will be doingAdvocate & Support. You will be part of an interdisciplinary team working to ensurepatients receive the best care, including conducting all required patient assessment andcare planning activities such as assessing new patient psychosocial needs and completing the KDQOL in accordance with company policy and all state/CMS regulations. You will identify and counsel psychosocial issues and provide patient and family education. As an advocate for your patients' needs, you will coordinate communities of support for patients and their families, identify social agencies and other resources (e.g., financial/funding), provide information and referrals, coordinate transient arrangements, and represent your patient as needed with appropriate local, state, and federal agencies.Teamwork. As part of the interdisciplinary clinic team, promote teamwork, educate staff, and provide training around patient psychosocial care. You will participate in all required continuing education and staff meetings. You will collaborate with the Medical Director and physicians and maintain positive relationships with area hospitals, agencies, vendors, and the community.Safety & Quality. You will help with clinical and operational processes to improve patient health and minimize missed treatments and hospitalizations, achieving target goals for patient outcomes. You will also participate in monthly Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.Requirements:What we're looking forMaster's Degree in Social Work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE).Current licensure (in good standing) in applicable state is required unless employed in the state of AZ, PA or Guam. Must meet any practice requirement(s) for the applicable state.Demonstrated working knowledge of the English language and ability to communicate verbally and in writing.Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).Proficiency in all USRC clinical applications required within 90 days of hire.PreferredPrevious experience in providing social services to dialysis patients preferred.Other RequirementsMust meet any practice requirement(s) for the applicable state.Additional license requirements may be applicable depending upon state.Are you ready to make a difference?We're here to change the lives of people with kidney disease and shape the future of kidney care. We still have much work ahead. If you desire to make a positive impact in the life of others and pursue a fulfilling career in healthcare, we invite you to join our team at U.S. Renal Care.Are you with US? Apply today!

Keywords: US Renal Care, Rio Rancho , Dialysis Social Worker - Sign-on Bonus up to $10,000, Other , Zuni, New Mexico

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