An individual who is responsible for the delivery of varied social work services to Hospice patients and their families. The purpose of this position is to provide initial psychosocial evaluation, ongoing psychosocial counseling, direct casework services, bereavement services, and community education outreach and referral. The Hospice Social worker is an integral part of the Hospice IDT.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Georgia’s driver’s license with excellent driving record and automobile insurance as required by law. Georgia Social Work licensure required. LMSW or LCSW (either acceptable).
Education: Master of Social Work degree from school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Experience: A demonstrated ability in casework, counseling and group work, including three (3) years of clinical work experience preferably in either a health care setting or hospice.
Special Qualifications: High degree of initiative, judgment, and independence in providing social work services and counseling to patient/families while working with the Interdisciplinary Team. Able to provide information about psycho-social aspects of patient/family situations, develop appropriate plans of care and interventions. Coordination of counseling services and community services for patient and family. Plan and implement bereavement services, counseling and programs.
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