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Prospero Health
Houston, TX, United States

Salary Range (Annual Salary)

$70,000 - $85,000

Description

Clinical Services positions in Prospero are part of a community-based interdisciplinary care team of home-based medical care providers to support patients facing serious illness, including their families and caregivers. What makes your clinical career greater with Prospero? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is a member of a physician-led interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to provide assessments of the psychosocial and economic needs of the patient, provide support for patient coping with advanced illness, facilitate conversations related to the patient goals of care, and end of life issues, provide caregiver support, and connect patients/families with community resources.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Visit patients facing serious illness in their homes to conduct a psychosocial assessment of emotional, social, and environmental strengths and challenges related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and the home environment; Extend care and support with the use of virtual/telehealth tools when in personal care is not indicated
• Help patients and families to articulate goals of care, utilizing appropriate clinical social work treatments and intervention, while maintaining the dignity of the patient
• Provide supportive counseling and crisis intervention to patients and/or caregivers
• Partner with physicians, nurse practitioners, and interdisciplinary team members to coordinate patient care plans by proactively identifying and appropriately addressing social and emotional factors related to the patient’s care
• Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources; assessing and appropriately referring patients/families
• Develop, prepare, and maintain individualized patient care progress records with accuracy, timeliness, and in accordance with policies and compliance

Required Qualifications:
• Licensed Clinical Social Worker in good standing
• Master's Degree - level clinician in Social Work (MSW)
• 2+ years of Social Work experience, post-Master's Degree
• A current and unencumbered license or certification to practice as a social worker in the state assigned
• Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, and social skills.
• Ability to work within a team-oriented, dynamic environment to achieve goals and meet deadlines
• Ability to assimilate, analyze, draw conclusions, and make recommendations from complex data
• Comfortable with technology; willing and able to learn new software tools
• Ability to work and provide high-quality patient care in a virtual/telehealth environment
• Highest level of ethics and integrity
• Ability to travel between patient’s homes in assigned territory, daily. Limited overnight stays.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Palliative care or hospice experience
• Experience working with patients and families dealing with serious illness and death
• Experience working with community resources
• Bilingual or multi-lingual

Careers with Prospero. Here's the idea. The healthcare community has one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So, when it comes to how we use the accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage healthcare decisions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Prospero brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high-performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Prospero, incredible passion to serve together with the best tools and resources to help our patients live their best life now.

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