We’re looking for a Social Worker (MSW) to join our team.
The Social Worker (MSW) is that member of the interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to provide psychosocial support to the patient/family unit based on an assessment that identifies the needs, goals, interventions and services indicated accordance with the established plan of care and to utilize professional training and personal judgment in monitoring the psychosocial assessment process.
Master’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE School
Licensure as required by the state in which the hospice is located
One year experience as a Social Worker in a healthcare and/or hospice setting is required; three to five years preferred
Knowledge of terminally ill patients and their families along with Understanding of hospice and the psychosocial dynamics of illness, loss, and death; ability to apply knowledge of the special needs of hospice patient and families; sensitivity to the impact of life and death issues face by individuals with terminal illness; tact in dealing with these patients and their families; ability to support Others at a time of crisis; ability to cope with the stress of repeated loss