At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. As a Hospice Social Worker, you've chosen a career where patients matter - a lot.
We are seeking a Hospice Social Worker, MSW who is flexible and autonomous with strong communication skills. In this position you will work in the Hospice Department to promote our Hospice services to provide end of life care. Ourhospice team is dedicated to helpingpatients achieve the best quality of life possible, managing symptoms, pain, and anxiety, while providing emotional and spiritual support for our patients and families.
Provides social work assistance to patients and families as related to social determinants of health.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.
May consult with members of the multi-disciplinary team in liaison with community resources to support the patient's treatment.
Assists patients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.
Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare, and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the patient with his/her needs.
Active participant with other members of the team regarding opportunities for improvement in standard work.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Social Work
No experience required
Frequent reaching, sitting, standing and walking.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, twisting and gripping.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
Rare repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements and squatting.
Licenses / Certifications:
Driver License - State of Work Location, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) - Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Social Worker (LSW) - Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers
Day Shift (United States of America)
19220176 Janesville Hospice
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.