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Estimated Pay $30 per hour
Hours Part-time
Location Leonardtown, Maryland

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MedStar Health is looking for a Social Worker MSW to join our team!  

As a Social Worker MSW, you will work with a care team to provide supportive services to patients and their families. Assists Director to ensure all staff is providing quality care to patients and families from admission through discharge and aftercare. Follow and maintain department specific policies, procedures, and maintain assigned competencies. 

Join one of the largest healthcare systems in the Baltimore-Washington metro region, also recognized as one of the "Healthiest Maryland Businesses". Apply today and learn how MedStar Health can be your next great career move! 

 
Primary Duties: 

  • Assesses the patient’s and family’s psychosocial needs as related to the patient's terminal illness. Consults and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team in developing and implementing the comprehensive care plan.  

  • Documents problems, psychosocial assessment, appropriate goals, care provided, interventions and patient, family, and caregiver response to each intervention. Assesses and refers for ongoing bereavement services.  

  • Supports the patient unique cultural and spiritual beliefs with referrals to clergy or chaplain as requested. Enhances the responsiveness of the environment by connecting the patient, family and caregivers with community resources as needed.  

  • Provides interventions for specific symptom relief (fear, grief, depression, anger, etc.). Screens for psychopathology and educates/intervenes accordingly. 

 

Qualifications:  

  • Master’s degree in social work. 

  • LMSW (Licensed Master Social Worker). 

  • Healthcare experience preferred. 

  • Experience in home health care preferred.  

  • Completed hospice training program preferred.  


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Minimum Qualifications


Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

  • Strong emphasis on teamwork—our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
  • Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity—we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
  • Comprehensive total rewards package—including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
  • More career opportunities closer to home—as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It’s how we treat people.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.