Hospice Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Sól Recruiting Coaching and Consulting
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Jun 10, 2024
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Hospice Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

 

Join a community of loving professionals and make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. At Emmaus Catholic Hospice we are dedicated to providing authentic Catholic end-of-life care. We exist to extend loving clinical and spiritual services, focusing on the human dignity of every person within our care. If you aspire to support patients and their loved ones and to help ensure they are accompanied by the gift and comfort of their faith in challenging seasons, we would love to hear from you.

Hospice Social Worker: Full Or Part Time

Job Summary

Responsible for the provision, direction, supervision, and evaluation of medical social services to patients in the hospice environment, in accordance with hospice policies and procedures, applicable health standards, governmental laws and regulations. Proactively meet the needs of and assist the patient in the achievement of individualized and measurable outcomes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

●  Conducts hospice comprehensive assessments at the time of admission. Assess the patients and family’s psychosocial, emotional, and financial needs on an ongoing basis.

●  Maintains an individualized, up to date care plan that reflects the care being provided to patients/families.

●  Participate in development and re-evaluation of care plan for patients needing social work services.

●  Provides social work visits/services to patient/family as determined in the plan of care and through the plan in documentation.

●  Instruct, treat, observe, and evaluate patients with significant social and emotional situations affecting their health status.

●  Use clinical judgment to address adverse social and emotional responses connected with the patient’s terminal illness.

●  Report any changes in patient’s condition and response to treatment to RN Care Manager (RNCM).

●  Educate and counsel the patient and family in treating and coping with the social and emotional responses to illness.

●  Educate patient/family in areas related to caregiving and in preparation for death as reflected in documentation

●  Provide ongoing assessment of needs and communicate changes to care team members.

●  Participate in Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). Demonstrates preparedness for IDT meetings and provides IDT updates to a teammate prior to any planned absences.

●  Participate in care coordination activities and act as resource to other team members in identification and resolution of patient needs.

●  Access and utilized appropriate community resources.

●  Develop, participate in and/or conduct internal staff development programs.

●  Participate in staff meetings, in-service programs and QAPI.

●  Review LSW documentation for accuracy with plan of care and cosigns.

● Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION REQUIRED:

●  Master’s Degree from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education of Social Work

●  Licensed in Colorado. LCSW required.

●  Minimum of one (1) years’ experience in a clinical setting OR Case Management, preferably in hospice or similar healthcare environment.

● Understanding of, and upholding to, Catholic teachings and doctrines to include, but not limited to, respecting life and the dignity of the Human person allowing for natural death not hastened by Physician Assisted Suicide, by whatever name, including Medical Aid in Dying (MAID).

 

ABILITIES, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

●  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, professional journals, and legal documents.

●  Ability to read and interpret physicians’ orders and notes from other caregivers as well as respond to them verbally and in writing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

●  Current BLS certification.

●  Drug testing and TB screening upon hire.

●  Proof of current Covid-19 vaccination or approved Medical or Religious exemption.

●  Possession of a valid state Driver's License with reliable transportation and applicable car insurance.

COMPENSATION:

Benefits for full time employees (>32 hours/week): Health Insurance (Aetna): Dental Insurance (Delta Dental); Vision (VSP). Health, Dental, and Vision insurance premiums for full time employees are paid at 100% by the agency for employee and at 75% by the agency for spouses and dependents. Additional benefits include: FSA, Short and Long-term Disability, Life Insurance; 403 b investment/retirement plan; Accrued PTO and 8 Paid Holidays.

Salary $35-$42 hourly, commensurate with experience.

 

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