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Hospice Social Worker MSW LCSW PRN

Company: AccentCare, Inc.
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Why You'll Love Being a Social Worker MSW LCSW at AccentCareLocation: Ridges Hospital VIPCDo you take great pride in achieving the best possible outcomes for patients? Are you passionate about providing exceptional care? Join the AccentCare team today as a Social Worker II (NE).As a Social Worker II (NE), you will have the ability to work at the top of your licensure while working one-on-one with your clients to provide them with customized care. Under the guidance of your physician, you will develop plans of care and utilize nursing theories, skills, and techniques to provide quality care to your clients on a daily basis.When you join AccentCare, you become part of a team that is not only dedicated to their patients, but to each other as well. Here, you will truly make a difference each and every day as you work alongside a supportive team. With a competitive benefits package, work-life balance, professional development, and an outstanding work environment, you will have everything you need to achieve success in your career. Bring your passion for patient care and you will build a career you love as a Social Worker II (NE).Join the AccentCare team and apply for this Social Worker II (NE) opportunity today!Responsibilities:Social Worker II Responsibilities:Assist the core members of the pre-hospice/hospice team in understanding significant social, spiritual, and emotional factors related to the patient's health, to establish a plan of care which fosters the personal worth, spiritual well-being, and human dignity of each patient. Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team and in the development and review of the plan of care for assigned patients. Assess the social, spiritual, and emotional needs/factors in order to estimate the patient's and involved caregiver's capacity and potential to cope with the problems of daily living and with the terminal diagnosis and illnessHelp the patient, family, and involved caregiver to understand, accept and follow medical recommendations and provide services planned to assist in achieving the optimum social, spiritual, and health adjustment within their capacity and level of health literacyPrepare the patient to deal with the changes and the family to support the patient including education on Advanced DirectivesUtilize all available resources, such as family, hospice, and community agencies, to assist the patient and family to live better within the limitations of the illnessSupport the bereavement program at the site level, including, but not limited to: Completing bereavement calls and visits to offer counseling and support. Facilitating bereavement support groups in the community, including an annual memorial service; Participating in the monthly bereavement committee meetings; Keeping the bereavement binder up to date (with meeting minutes, sign-in sheets from groups/workshops, etc.)Provide discharge planning related to change of level-of-care or community placement. Observe, record, and report social, spiritual, and emotional changes, documenting all services in patient's electronic medical record. Participate in the on-call rotation and provide after-hours coverage as specified by needs of the agency. Participate and chair committees within the organization, including ethics consultations. Provide clinical supervision to interns and other social workers, as needed. Actively present on the speaker's bureau and support business development activitiesQualifications:Social Worker II Qualifications:Master's degree required; Must hold highest level of licensure within the state, and/or hold the ACHP-SW advanced certification. Qualifications for state-specific requirements above minimum education standardsMust hold highest level of licensure within the state, and/or hold the ACHP-SW advanced certification2+ year social work experience requiredMust have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability auto insuranceAdditional Qualifications for Pre-Hospice Social Worker: Experience with coordination of insurance benefits (such as a Medicaid Specialist) preferred

Keywords: AccentCare, Inc., Burnsville , Hospice Social Worker MSW LCSW PRN, Healthcare , Burnsville, Minnesota

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