BrightSpring Health Services

HOSPICE SOCIAL WORKER

Job Locations US-AL-PRATTVILLE
ID
2022-72312
Position Type
Part-Time
Line of Business
Adoration Home Health and Hospice

Our Company

Adoration Home Health and Hospice

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Overview

Our Hospice Social Workers are the heart of our organization who support patients by providing medical social work services and coordinating with the interdisciplinary team to ensure patients and families experience optimal care and service. We are proud to have some of the best and brightest individuals in the healthcare industry on our team. We are confident you will find purpose, meaning and a chance to make a positive impact from day one.  Apply today!

 

OUR COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Vendor discounts

Responsibilities

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient’s illness and the environment and communicate findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group
  • Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high risks for suicide, neglect or abuse, and plan interventions based on evaluation findings
  • Counsels patients and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress and other identified coping difficulties, and provide crisis intervention when necessary
  • Assesses for any special needs related to the culture of the patient and family
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work
  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care involving the patient and family, and attend regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings
  • Assists physicians and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issues
  • Assists family and patient in planning for funeral arrangements, financial, legal and healthcare decision responsibilities
  • Ensures compliance with all state and federal legal and regulatory requirements
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Master’s program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Current licensure according to Medicare guidelines to practice in state of operation
  • One year or more of experience in Health Care Social Work; Home Health or Hospice preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organization skills
  • Commitment to clinical and documentation excellence

About our Line of Business

Adoration Home Health and Hospice provides quality and compassionate services in the comfort of home, providing support for patients, families and caregivers in their time of need.  Adoration was formed to fill the need for a loving, community-focused, caring organization.  We empower patients to live with dignity, find a sense of fulfillment, and celebrate with their families a life well-lived.  Our employees and caregivers are proud to be a part of the Adoration team and the mission of our company.  For more information about Adoration, please visit www.AdorationHealth.com.  Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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