Hospice Social Worker

Angels Care Home Health

Bay City, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Community Health & Mental Health

Apr 11

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Angels Care Hospice is now hiring a Social Worker to join our new location in Bay City, TX. Apply today to learn more!

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DESCRIPTION:

The social worker contracted or employed through the organization is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient’s terminal illness and environment.
  • Provides an assessment in the patient’s identified residence and assistance when this is unsafe, and another plan is required.
  • Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high risks for suicide, neglect or abuse and plans intervention.
  • Counsels patient and family & caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties.
  • Crisis intervention when necessary.
  • Educates interdisciplinary group, on any special needs related to the culture of the patient and family.
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work prepares clinical and progress notes.
  • Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families & caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
  • Serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.
  • Develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and personnel.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.

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