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Social Worker

Company: Generations Hospice
Location: Sheboygan
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Our Company:Generations HospiceOverview:Our Hospice Social Workers are the heart of our organization who support patients by providing medical social work services and coordinating with the interdisciplinary team to ensure that both patients and their families have an optimal care experience. Take this chance to make a meaningful impact with your career today!PRN also available with flexible work hours.Our comprehensive benefits include:Medical and dental benefitsShort- and long-term disabilityLife insurancePaid time off401(k) programFlexible Spending Account (FSA)Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Vendor discountsResponsibilities:Assess the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's illness and the environment and communicate findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary groupCarry out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high risks for suicide, neglect or abuse, and plan interventions based on evaluation findingsCounsel patients and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress and other identified coping difficulties, and provide crisis intervention when necessaryAssess for any special needs related to the culture of the patient and familyMaintain clinical records on all patients referred to social workParticipate in the development of the individualized plan of care involving the patient and family, and attend regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetingsAssist physicians and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issuesAssist family and patient in planning for funeral arrangements, financial, legal and healthcare decision responsibilitiesEnsure compliance with all state and federal legal and regulatory requirementsAdditional responsibilities as assignedQualifications:Graduate of a Master's program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work EducationCurrent licensure according to Medicare guidelines to practice in state of operation1+ year experience in healthcare social workExperience in home health or hospice preferredExcellent verbal and written communication and organization skillsCommitment to clinical and documentation excellenceAbout our Line of Business: At Generations Hospice, our primary ambition is to bring first-class care to the warmest and most serene environment possible: home. We provide the full spectrum of hospice care services, thoughtfully tailored to the individual needs of patients and families. As part of the BrightSpring Health Services family of brands, Generations Hospice is grounded in a foundational commitment to providing exceptional patient care and championing our agency leadership and teams. We are proud to have some of the best and brightest individuals in the health care industry on our team. We are confident you will find purpose, meaning and a chance to make a positive impact from day one. For more information about Generations Hospice, please visit . Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn. Salary Range: USD $27.00 - $30.00 / Hour

Keywords: Generations Hospice, Sheboygan , Social Worker, Healthcare , Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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