Medical Social Worker/LCSW-Hospice

Category
Social
Job ID
2018-3129
Type
Part Time 24
Location Name
Access Hospice - Afton
# of Openings
1
Address
625 S Washington St
Days of the week working
M-F occasional weekend or evening
City
Afton
Time of day and or shift schedule
8am-5pm
State
Wyoming
Territory the clinician will be covering (mileage radius/cities)
Lincoln county 60 mile radius

Overview

Now Hiring!

 

Part-Time Hospice Medical Social Worker!

 

Access Hospice - 625 S Washington St Suite B - Afton, Wyoming 83110

 

Coverage Area: Lincoln County 

 

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The Hospice Medical Social Worker is responsible for assessing the psychosocial status of patients, families, and/or caregivers related to the patient’s terminal illness and environment.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate assessment findings to the RN and other members of the interdisciplinary group, ensuring their understanding of significant social and emotional factors related to patients’ health problems and death and dying issues.
  • Carry out social evaluations and plan interventions based on evaluation of findings.
  • Counsel patient, family, and/or caregivers in relation to stress and other identified coping difficulties.
  • Serve as a liaison between patients and their support group and the community, providing information and referral services as resources to them.
  • Participate in the development of the individualized plan of care, attend group meetings, and maintain clinical records pertaining to social work.

Qualifications/Skillsets

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Social Work in a healthcare setting.
  • Current CPR Certification.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
  • Must be a LCSW or CSWA in the State.
  • Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients of this type.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Effective problem-solver and use good judgment in difficult situations.
  • Must possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.

 

Please apply on line for this position here:

 

https://careers-4signatureservice.icims.com

 

Lee Whitlock

Signature Services – Director of Recruiting
Tel: 971-224-2512 |C: 503-329-2802 | F: 1-866-859-5350

LWhitlock@4signatureservice.com |www.4signatureservice.com

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