Hospice Social Worker

Hospice Social Worker Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Hospice Social Worker to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide discharge planning based on meeting identified goals of the treatment plan;
  • Document patient / family status, diagnosis, treatment plan, goals, interventions, evaluation results, observations and progress in medical record;
  • Other responsibilities as assigned;
  • Assessing the psychosocial status of patients, families and caregivers related to the patient’s terminal illness and immediate environment;
  • Serving as a liaison between patients/families/caregivers and community agencies, as needed;
  • Supporting Grane’s commitment to interdisciplinary care services to ensure the highest level of patient satisfaction;
  • Participating in the development of care plans and attend regularly scheduled case conferences;
  • Maintaining clinical records via McKesson for all patients referred for social work services;
  • Providing appropriate resources and external referrals, as needed.

Requirements:

  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area;
  • Hospice, palliative or home care experience;
  • Case Management Experience;
  • Basic Microsoft Word skills;
  • Licensed Master’s degree level clinician in psychology, social work, counseling or marriage and family counseling or licensed PhD;
  • 1 or more years of experience in a related mental health environment;
  • Active and unrestricted LMSW or LCSW;
  • Minimum of one year social work experience in the healthcare field;
  • Detail orientation with the ability to appropriately prioritize and organize multiple tasks;
  • Excellent communication skills and basic computer skills;
  • Licensed Master Social Worker.