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Dialysis Masters of Social Work (MSW); Part-Time, 1 Day/Wk

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Seaman, OH

Seaman, OH
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)



Founded in 1971, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) remains the nation s largest non-profit dialysis provider. With a team of approximately 5,000 talented and caring employees serving across the United States, DCI provides care to nearly 15,000 patients on dialysis and 3,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. We offer a variety of services including in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis (PD). Each position within DCI, from billers to administrators to nursing staff, contributes toward the goal of providing excellent patient care.

Our mission is the care of the patient is our reason for existence. What s yours?

**T** **o be considered for the position, please (1) upload your resume, (2) complete the application in its entirety, and (3) answer the screening questions.**

**The Renal 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.


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.

**Primary Responsibilities:**

+ 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.


**Education and/or Experience:**

+ 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.

**Physical Demands**

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentials of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk and hear; stand, walk, and sit; use hands-to-finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.

**Work Environment**

Since this job is performed within a health care environment, there is the possibility of exposure to infectious or contagious diseases, hazardous chemicals and materials, needlesticks, blood and body fluids. Further information regarding the position s specific work environment and exposure category are provided during orientation. The position is classified as Category I.

DCI offers a very competitive benefits package.

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Protected Veteran

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

**Job ID** _2016-5531_

**\# Positions** _1_

**Location** _US_ _-_ _OH_ _-_ _Seaman_

**Posted Date** _8/24/2016_

**Category** _Social Work_

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA VEVRAA Federal Contractor