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Ohio Living Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice - Greater Cleveland in Willoughby, Ohio

The Social Worker - MSW is responsible for the planning, coordination, and delivery of quality medical social work services in accordance with company standards and federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations.

Care and Expectations Management

  • Provides ongoing assessment of patients, assuring an accurate evaluation of patient/family needs. Develops a comprehensive care plan that addresses the psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Makes home health visits as needed.

  • Works with patients and families regarding coping with illness, accessing resources, or other issues affecting the patient’s health status. Links patient/family with needed services. Assists patients in arranging for services and funeral planning.

  • Must supervise and cosign all care plans created by Licensed Social Workers (LSWs).

  • Plans for and participates in Interdisciplinary Team meetings.

  • Collaborates with Interdisciplinary Team members regarding crisis situations and on-going care of patient/family.

  • Evaluates bereavement risk at the start of care, with continued evaluation of bereavement needs.

Quality and Compliance

  • Follows current social work professional standards of practice and agency approved protocols and monitors all psychosocial-care plans and makes changes to care plans as needed.

  • Maintains current and accurate patient records thorough use of laptop or desktop computers, electronic medical record, and paper/chart documentation in accordance with company policies, federal, state, and local guidelines.

  • Maintains knowledge of requirements of regulatory agencies, accrediting bodies, and third party payers.

  • Participates in quality improvement projects as needed.

Referral Relations and Service Delivery

  • Develops and maintains close working relationship with community resources and referral sources. Markets social work/care management services to achieve volume goals.

  • Provides direction in the orientation, in-service and continuing education of home health care staff as requested; keeping the staff current with changes in health care procedures and policies as needed.

  • Commitment to quality customer service for internal and external customers.

All other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education required.

  • Current unencumbered license for the state of Ohio to practice as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) required.


  • One year experience in social work in a health care setting required.

  • Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and the internet required.

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record. Must be insurable under professional liability and crime coverage policies as specified by insurance carrier underwriting standards.

Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice in Greater Cleveland is a premier provider in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Portage counties. Services include hospice and palliative care, private-duty home care, long-term nursing care, physical/speech/occupational therapies, home health aides, social work services, medication administration, wound care management, IV therapy and more. Most importantly, we’re a company that:

  • chooses to operate as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization

  • makes its mission the heart of our organization

  • has a reputation for consistently exceeding the needs and expectations of those we serve

  • provides an engaging, team-oriented workplace dedicated to career, family and faith

  • commits to recognizing our employees for a job well done

We’re looking for people who:

  • have a passion for helping people, solving problems and contributing to a positive work environment

  • are excited about bringing their personal standards and ideals to work each day

  • understand that HOW you do your job is just as important as WHAT you do in your job

Why work at Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice?

Depending on an employee’s full-time, part-time or PRN status, they may benefit from:

  • competitive wages

  • medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 403b retirement savings

  • paid time off including your birthday

  • training, continuing education, and education assistance

  • pay advances up to $500

  • the latest technology

  • mileage reimbursement

  • unlimited career opportunities

  • and much more!

Who is Ohio Living?

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio Living is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit, multi-site senior living organizations. Since its founding in 1922, Ohio Living has defined the highest standards of quality of life for adults through its 12 life plan communities and Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice in 50 Ohio counties.

Our mission is to provide adults with caring and quality services toward the enhancement of

physical, mental and spiritual well-being consistent with the Christian Gospel.

Our Values:

Care • Integrity • Customer Service

Innovation • Financial Stewardship • Leadership

External Title: Social Worker (MSW)

Requisition ID: 2021-5121

Weekly Scheduled Hours: 20.00

Shift: Days

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday

Street: 38879 Mentor Avenue