Apreva Hospice is currently seeking a Medical Social Worker (MSW)
This position is directly responsible for implementation of standards of care for medical social work services and for adherence to all conditions set forth in the Service or Employment Agreement. You MUST be a team player, positive attitude, and superior time management skills.
Job Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
1. Provides an assessment psychological status of patients and families/caregivers.2. Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on findings.3. Counsel's patient and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress and other identified coping difficulties.4. Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.5. Provides information and referral services for organization patients and family/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.6. Serves as liaison between patients /family and caregivers/community.7. Participates in the development of the plan of care and attends weekly scheduled IDG meetings in the office.
*Degree in Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. *Minimum of one year's experience in health care or hospice industry.*Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organizational skills.*Must be a licensed driver with an automobile with required insurance coverage. *Able to work independently and with other staff members to accomplish goals *Able to work in a fast-paced environment under a moderate to high level of stress *Forms professional relationships easily, maintains professional boundaries *Strong interpersonal and customer service skills *Able to sit, stand, kneel, bend, reach and walk throughout the workday. *Reliable transportation with required insurance coverage *Requires use of a keyboard and monitor*Able to lift at least 15 lbs and carry effectively so as able to perform the above listed functions.
Please reply within.Competitive pay and benefits when eligible.
Job Type: Full-time