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Dialysis Social Worker-MSW

Company: Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
Location: Albany
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Overview A $7,500 sign on bonus is available!Dialysis Clinic, Inc. is recruiting top talent interested in supporting our nonprofit mission to prioritize individualized care for patients facing chronic kidney disease. Our mission states "the care of the patient is our reason for existence," and our dedicated team embodies our sole purpose during every patient interaction. We seek motivated, compassionate individuals to provide top-notch patient care. DCI offers paid training, competitive pay, weekends off, outstanding benefits and a positive, mission-driven culture. Join DCI today to build relationships and gain fulfillment serving individuals in our comfortable clinical setting with a lower caregiver-to-patient ratio than other providers.The Dialysis Social Worker (LMSW) is responsible for assessing and responding to the psychosocial needs of our dialysis patients to ensure the best possible outcomes and improve quality of life. Schedule: Fulltime Monday through Friday, shifts start at 8:00am weekends offCompensation: Pay range from $59,000-$84,000 annually, depending on dialysis experienceBenefits:

  • Support and mentorship opportunities available through peer and corporate training for individuals new to renal care
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Life and long-term care insurance provided at no additional expense to employee
  • Paid time off (PTO) including holidays
  • Extended Sick Bank (ESB) in addition to PTO - paid time for doctor appointments, sickness or medical leave
  • Retirement plans with $.50 of each contributed dollar matched for eligible employees, up to 8 percent
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program
  • Among others Responsibilities What You Can Expect:
    • Provide patient support to address emotional, financial and lifestyle changes associated with chronic kidney disease
    • Assist patients with utilizing community resources for nutritional, emotional, transportation and housing support
    • Advocate and assist patients with accessing healthcare and other benefits
    • Educate patients and their families regarding end-stage renal disease treatment options, including dialysis, transplant and medical management
    • Help patients compare treatment options, empowering them to make informed decisions about their care
    • Coordinate translation services for patients and caregivers
    • Assess family and support system and refer for additional services as needed
    • Provide counseling services to patients and their families directed at helping them cope with kidney failure and dialysis, follow the treatment plan and achieve the patient's rehabilitation goals
    • Develop and implement individualized care plans with interdisciplinary care team based on psychosocial assessment to help patients enjoy a better quality of life
    • Collaborate with interdisciplinary care team to assess ongoing needs and modify care plan as necessary
    • Educate interdisciplinary team members about emotional aspects of dialysis
    • Advocate for patients at clinic, community and state/federal levels
    • Serve as ESRD Network liaison
    • Engage in a data-driven quality improvement process to positively impact outcomes

Keywords: Dialysis Clinic, Inc., Albany , Dialysis Social Worker-MSW, Healthcare , Albany, New York

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