Hospice Social Worker
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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!
Angels Care Hospice is Nationally Recognized as a ‘Great Place to Work’!
The social worker contracted or employed through the organization is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services.
- 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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