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Hospice Social Worker

Company: Grace Healthcare Services
Location: Edison
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Great New Career Opportunity in HospiceNow Hiring - Social Worker Full time - Middlesex - and Somerset, NJ - -Company OverviewIt is our belief that the delivery of hospice care can be taken to a new level of excellence by those who understand the privilege of what it means to serve the terminally ill. Grace Healthcare Services was founded by a group of hospice professionals who value that opportunity and privilege. We are dedicated to advancing the quality of hospice care in the communities that we serve. Our promise is to utilize the inherent expertise of our staff to educate consumers and serve patients and families with the highest level of dignity and grace. -Great perks for employees working at Grace Healthcare Services

  • Supportive Leadership
  • Ongoing Education -
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement -
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • We appreciate our employees -Purpose:The person in this position will provide direct casework and counseling services to the patient/family as directed by the plan of care. The social worker provides psychosocial assessments and develops a corresponding care plan as coordinated with the Interdisciplinary TeamJob Description:
    • Provide psychosocial assessments, direct casework, and counseling services to patients and their families.
    • Participate in the preparation, evaluation, and execution of the interdisciplinary care plan -to assure that the aims of continuity and comprehensiveness of care are accomplished.
    • Work collaboratively as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team(s).
    • Prepare clinical and progress notes for the clinical record per Hospice, state, and federal guidelines/standards.
    • Prepare documentation for the clinical record per Hospice, state, and federal guidelines and standards.
    • Maintain and update knowledge of community resources. Facilitate referral of patients/families to those resources as needed and desired.
    • Participate in taking on-call responsibilities as necessary including weekends and evenings.
    • Participate in the Interdisciplinary Team meetings, staff meetings, and other meetings as requested.Qualifications:
      • A Master's degree from an accredited educational institution of social work is preferred or another related clinical degree
        • Must be a licensed -social worker
        • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required
        • Experience in health care and clinical social work is preferred
        • Knowledge of the process of death, dying and bereavement is required
        • Understanding of psychosocial factors operative in terminally ill patients and families required
        • Unlimited access to a reliable car
        • Current state driver's license and auto insurancePowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Grace Healthcare Services, New York , Hospice Social Worker, Healthcare , Edison, New York

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