• Hospice Social Worker - Casual

    Company : Name Ecumen Hospice Twin Cities
    ID 2019-15698
    Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(10/18/2019 2:58 PM)
    Social Services
    US-MN-Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Overview

    Ecumen Hospice is currently seeking a hospice Social Worker to join our team. This is a casual position that will assist our hospice team with social work needs as needed.

    Ecumen Hospice honors life through care and serves individuals in the Twin Cities – Metro Area. Ecumen's mission is to create home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.


    This position is responsible for assessing and providing direct social services to residents, patients, family, extended family members and caregivers, so to offer psychosocial, environmental, counseling, and bereavement support.


    Essential job responsibilities include:


    1. Assess the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's or resident’s condition and environment.

    2. Carry out evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, and abuse and neglect assessments and plans.

    3. Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family, and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings, assisting the team in recognizing the effects of the psychosocial stresses. Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.

    4. Assists family and patient in planning for arrangements, financial, legal, and health care decision responsibilities.

    5. Counsel patients, families, extended family and caregivers as needed in relation to stress and other identified coping abilities both prior to and post death.


    Social Worker

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in social work

    • Two years of social work experience in a health care setting

    • Licensed Social Worker in good standing in Minnesota

    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
    • Able to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident’s Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, Right to know, and MSDS


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in social work
    • Experience working with seniors
    • CPR certification


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


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