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Social Worker, LMSW or LCSW/Orange County

Social Worker, LMSW or LCSW Required/Orange County

Full-Time, Includes Weekend Rotations

United Hospice is a community-based, not-for-profit hospice, that provides care and support to thousands of your neighbors, colleagues and friends in Rockland and Orange County, New York.

 

United Hospice envisions a community in which all individuals and their loved ones facing serious illness retain their dignity and hope while receiving the best care and support that hospice has to offer. We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

Title:                     Social Worker                  

 

Location               Orange County, New York
 

Schedule:             Day Shift (includes weekend rotations)

 

Qualifications:

 

  • LMSW or LCSW Required. Must be licensed by the State of New York.
  • Must have at least two years of supervised experience in the health field or two  years’ experience in family therapy/counseling.
  • Must receive certification in hospice and palliative care within three year of hire date and maintain certification during employment.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse population and workforce in a personable and effective manner.
  • Ability to relate to the terminally ill and their families.
  • Must have home internet and email access and be proficient in Microsoft Windows.
  • Must possess car, valid driver's license and current insurance.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to patient and family counseling and education.
  • Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary comprehensive assessment.
  • Assesses patient/family psychosocial response to the terminal illness and evaluate coping skills.
  • Assists patient, family, and agency staff in utilizing community resources.
  • Assists team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the care of the terminally ill patient and family.
  • Coordinates with team members to plan and implement the hospice plan of care.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Maintains accurate, thorough and professional written records, and charts relevant information in a timely fashion, following UH documentation standards.
  • Participates in and is actively involved with the bereavement portion of the program as appropriate.
  • Participates in volunteer and staff education programs.
  • Develops and implements the discharge plan in conjunction with the  IDS.
  • Participates in QAPI program and hospice sponsored in-service training.
  • Maintains Point of Service documentation at a minimum rate of 80%.
  • Accepts other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Refers high risk patients.
  • Develops/maintains community resource file.
  • Supervises MSW students.
  • Incorporates organization’s commitment to customer service and continuous quality improvement into daily work habits.  This includes promoting positive co-worker and teamwork relationships and supporting the goals and mission as set forth by the agency.

This is a full-time position and benefits eligible

Cover letter and resume may be submitted to Human Resources at recruitment@unitedhospiceinc.org

United Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer