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AdventHealth Hospice - Social Worker - Full Time - Days in Ormond Beach, Florida

Description

Hospice - Social Worker - Full Time - Days

Location - Palm Coast/Ormand Beach territories

Hours - Full time days

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Hospice Social Worker delivers various social work services to hospice patients and families. The purpose of social work intervention is to provide initial psychosocial evaluation, ongoing psychosocial support, direct casework services, and referral to community resources to assist with end of life care needs, as well as to engage in community education and outreach. Through collaboration with the hospice interdisciplinary team, the Hospice Social Worker implements, evaluates, and changes as needed individualized plans of care. He/she assists in identifying and implementing measures and interventions to assist patients and families in reaching desired outcomes. The Hospice Social Worker reports to the Assistant Director of Operations.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills, analysis and sound clinical judgment in the care of hospice patients/families and uses the social work process to address the physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of patients and familie

  • Conducts a systematic assessment of the physical, psychosocial, and functional aspects of the patient and family and their impact on potential outcomes

  • Determines patient/family problems, issues and needs to provide an individualized plan of care with the collaboration of the interdisciplinary group

  • Participates as a member of the Bereavement Team as assigned

  • Maintains accurate, timely documentation and meets Hospice Medicare Conditions of Participation requirements

  • Is proficient with electronic medical record documentation

  • Assures compliance with payor source guidelines

  • Acts in an educational and advocacy role, in patient care, with peers and in the community

  • Recognizes an respects diversity and the influence of personal and cultural values on perceptions regarding health care and their impact on the delivery and quality of care

  • Demonstrates caring behavior and connectedness while maintaining personal and professional boundaries

  • Demonstrates flexibility, responsibility and accountability to promote the well-*being of the hospice patient/family and the hospice team

  • Is a good steward of organizational resources

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to reflect on professional practice and personal presence in the therapeutic setting

Must be able to identify and use community resources in a timely, proactive manner on behalf of the HospiceCare patient/family

Must have a sound knowledge of counseling skills

Must be able to work independently and exhibit self-direction in maintaining the daily caseload

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

Minimum of high school degree or equivalent and graduation from a vocational or other technical school with training and apprenticeship

Graduate of a Master's program in Social Work required

Must have one year experience in a healthcare setting

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure within the State of Florida (LCSW)

Must maintain active driver's license and auto insurance

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Hospice

Organization: AdventHealth Palm Coast

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Palm Coast

Req ID: 21034738

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.