Hospice Social Worker, MSW/BSW/LMSW - Rochester, New York United States - 19776

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19776
Title: Hospice Social Worker, MSW/BSW/LMSW
Job Location: Rochester, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


We are searching for a Hospice Social Worker
MSW/BSW/LMSW

Rochester, New York

Full Time Days and e/o Weekend

Direct Hire


Summary:
Responsible for the delivery of social work services to identified hospice and home care clients. 

The Social Worker will provide support and counseling to referred clients and will facilitate financial, psychosocial and long-term care planning as needed. 

The Social Worker is responsible for communicating with health care team and documenting all care activities. 

Interprets to the home health and hospice team the social factors in the patient situation that may have bearing on his/her progress. 

Helps patient and family understand and accept the illness and to anticipate its accompanying adjustments. 

Coordinates resources to alleviate the financial impact of illness and assists patient and family in planning for payment of medical care. 

Determines the need for continued social work service and draws upon other community agencies that can further assist the patient and family.  

If necessary, assists with alternative planning for patients using appropriate community resources. 

Assist with discharge.

Serves as liaison with social work departments and other health and social agencies, especially hospital staff, in the community. 

 

About the Area:

Explore a world of art, theater, music, photography, history, nature and play in Rochester, New York.  From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested to listening to great jazz on the streets.   
Rochester is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario and sits at the center of the historic Erie Canal.  Only a 90 minute drive to Niagara Falls, 1 ½ hours to the Finger Lakes wine country and 6 hours to New York City.
World class events such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival, PGA and LPGA championships, etc. attract nearly two million visitors each year. The George Eastman Museum, the National Museum of Play at the Strong and the National Toy Hall of fame are popular with all ages. 
This beautiful area abounds with state and local parks which offer summer and winter sports, camping, etc.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are searching for a Hospice Social Worker
MSW/BSW/LMSW

Rochester, New York

Full Time Days and e/o Weekend

Direct Hire


Summary:
Responsible for the delivery of social work services to identified hospice and home care clients. 

The Social Worker will provide support and counseling to referred clients and will facilitate financial, psychosocial and long-term care planning as needed. 

The Social Worker is responsible for communicating with health care team and documenting all care activities. 

Interprets to the home health and hospice team the social factors in the patient situation that may have bearing on his/her progress. 

Helps patient and family understand and accept the illness and to anticipate its accompanying adjustments. 

Coordinates resources to alleviate the financial impact of illness and assists patient and family in planning for payment of medical care. 

Determines the need for continued social work service and draws upon other community agencies that can further assist the patient and family.  

If necessary, assists with alternative planning for patients using appropriate community resources. 

Assist with discharge.

Serves as liaison with social work departments and other health and social agencies, especially hospital staff, in the community. 

 

About the Area:

Explore a world of art, theater, music, photography, history, nature and play in Rochester, New York.  From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested to listening to great jazz on the streets.   
Rochester is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario and sits at the center of the historic Erie Canal.  Only a 90 minute drive to Niagara Falls, 1 ½ hours to the Finger Lakes wine country and 6 hours to New York City.
World class events such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival, PGA and LPGA championships, etc. attract nearly two million visitors each year. The George Eastman Museum, the National Museum of Play at the Strong and the National Toy Hall of fame are popular with all ages. 
This beautiful area abounds with state and local parks which offer summer and winter sports, camping, etc.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

 Minimum of two year's experience in community health or related field (level I); minimum of five years (level II) 

 

A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Social Work or related field (level I); LMSW (level II) 

 

Excellent interpersonal and management skills. 

 

Effective verbal and written communication skills essential. 

 

Ability to stay organized and flexible important.

 

Possession of a valid NYS driver's license and own car required.

 

Requires pre-employment physical exam as required by NYS Dept. of Health. 

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree