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SOCIAL WORKER (Master's Degree) - HOSPICE - OMAHA

Physmed, Inc. Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Looking for a caring, and special Social worker with their Master's Degree. Someone that will enjoy working with the patients, and their families. Serene Care Hospice is a family owned business that treats their employees like family.  We are looking for someone who wants to join our amazing and successful team!! Please submit your resume now for consideration.  This is a FT position, M-F 8:30a-5pm, no weekends or holidays, full benefits and a very rewarding career.

 

Job Title/Position: Social Work/Social Services

Reports To: Director of Clinical Services

Job Description Summary:

Responsible for consultation and direction of Social Services in Hospice.  Provides orientation and education regarding Social Services to the Hospice Staff.  Develops, organizes and implements programs, policies and procedures, and counseling and recommends functions necessary to ensure overall operational viability.  Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in IDG.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  1. Assures that social service/counseling activities are integrated and coordinated within Hospice.
  2. Develops specific, measureable, realistic, and timely plans and objectives, which enhance social service delivery.
  3. Conduct a psychosocial assessment and reassessment on all terminally ill patients.  This includes pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and the general patient population.
  4. Answers questions and offers emotional support to patient and family, explains all aspects of hospice care during the election visit.
  5. Demonstrates knowledge of clinical social work.
  6. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and families.
  7. Assist with symptom management through utilizing counseling, education, or short-term psychosocial techniques with patient/family related to anxiety with impeding death/loss.
  8. Explore ethical dilemmas and aide in problem solving, advocating, and facilitating the proper resources to develop solutions.
  9. Navigate financial concerns and assist in accessing available resources.
  10. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  11. Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, Clinical Nurse Manage and administrative team.
  12. Coordinates and directs Social Services to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospice policy is followed.
  13.  Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.  Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  14.  Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  15.  Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  16.  Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  17.  Consults other departments as appropriate to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  18.  Maintains performance improvement activities for department.
  19.  Documentation meets standards and policies.
  20.  Provides education to staff on performance improvement.  Ability to plan and organize orientation and in-service training for staff members.  Participates in guidance and educational programs.
  21.   Performs consultative activities including recommendations for changes in service delivery.

 

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

Position Qualifications:

  1.  Current State Clinical Social Work Provisional/Licensure or suitable degree in related field.
  2. Three (3) or more years of previous experience in all aspects of social work and discharge planning.

 

Job Details

Date Posted September 14, 2017
Date Closes October 14, 2017
Address 4535 Normal Blvd
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Hospice/ Home Health
Function Patient Social Work
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 21-1022.00 Medical and Public Health Social Workers
Zipcode 68127
Name Tammi McElroy
Address 4905 S 107th Avenue
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE, 68127
Phone 402-926-4088
FAX 402-926-4197

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Flexible Hours
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Achievement Awards
  • Productivity Rewards

This job requires the following skills

  • School - Safety Specialist
  • School - Social Worker
  • Abuse Reporting
  • Child and Dependent Abuse Reporting
  • Crisis Prevention
  • Discharge Planning
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Hospital Distribution
  • Medical Case Management
  • National Patient Safety Goals
  • Patient Care Plan / Path
  • Patient Discharge Planning
  • Patient Healthcare Scheduling
  • Patient Registration
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Tracking
  • Pre-Authorization Specialist
  • Public Health
  • Quick Care Program Development
  • Resident Care Facility Planning

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