Social Worker

Employer
Location
MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care, New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/29/2017
Closes
10/29/2017
Specialty
Community Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
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  We believe that nurses give their best care when they know they are being cared for too. When you work for MJHS, you’ll be valued and respected for your dedication to world-class patient care. You’ll be encouraged and challenged to learn and grow. Most of all, you’ll be rewarded with work/life programs that help you balance your priorities and enjoy the career you’ve always wanted. You won’t find that everywhere. But you will find it here.  
 
  Overview:
Our groundbreaking hospice and palliative care programs offer a significant difference when dealing with a life-limiting condition. We offer a broad range of services in the community or facility-based to help patients and their families ease the burden of managing a life-limiting illness or end of life care.

Responsibilities:
Provides psychosocial support and other Social Work services to Hospice patients and their families in the inpatient, home care/nursing home settings, in pre and post bereavement phases of Hospice service. To serve as social work member of hospice IDG and as liaison between hospice staff and inpatient and nursing home staff. Develops social work plan of care, goals and makes recommendations based on patient/family needs for assigned patients who are direct admission to inpatient units or nursing home/hospice residents. To develop social work plan of care and discharge plans when appropriate for patients admitted into inpatient facility.

Qualifications:
  • Graduate from the an accredited School of social work.
  • Minimum of one year experience in Social Work in a healthcare setting.
  • Knowledge of Word and excel preferred.
  • New York State MSW licensure.
  • Valid NYS Drivers license preferred.
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Possess excellent organizational, communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to input clinical data proficiently.

Benefits:
We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:
  • Employee and family health coverage
  • Competitive salaries
  • Employer contributed pension plan
  • Generous time off
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Dependent tuition reimbursement
  • 403(b) retirement plan

 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.

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