A diligent job-seeker is needed for the Social Worker opportunity with our company! As a Social Worker, you will be responsible for providing the psychosocial and grief needs of assigned hospice patients. This opportunity offers $33- $35 per hour based on experience!
Join Us and Be Part of the Samaritan Difference!
What You’ll Do:
Assessing hospice patients' psychosocial, emotional, environmental, bereavement, cultural, and socio-economic strengths, needs, deficits, and obstacles.
Developing and supporting an individualized hospice plan of care to optimize psychosocial functioning and support patient goals and the EOL needs.
Facilitating and supporting patient and family participation in treatment interventions, plan of care, family meetings, life review and memory making opportunities.
Providing emotional support, counseling and education to patients/families/caregivers to ease stress, support management of symptoms, and promote understanding and preparation for end of life both physically and emotionally.
Assist with informed end of life decision making and planning, through counseling and supportive problem solving.
Provide guidance, assessment and intervention in emergent patient situations and safety concerns.
Provide timely feedback and follow-up to patients, families, interdisciplinary team members, peers and community agencies.
Maintain and support proactive and ongoing communication with the patient/family and IDG.
Provide assessment and routine services in accordance with regulatory requirements and ensure that documentation is timely and accurate.
Facilitate discharge planning in accordance with regulatory requirements as well as patient/family needs.
Serve as a supportive, consultative and educational resource to the interdisciplinary team IDG, volunteers and community partners.
Complete assessments to establish a bereavement risk/priority level and bereavement plan of care for each.
Provide bereavement care following a timeline outlined in the Samaritan bereavement standards of care.
Other duties as assigned
What You’ll Bring to Our Team:
Minimum of 1 year medical or health related experience required after licensure
Masters of Social Work from an accredited school of social work; LSW or LCSW required
Samaritan has been a leading not-for-profit healthcare provider of life-enhancing care serving the South Jersey community since 1980. Our compassionate healthcare experts provide many options for patients and their families such as primary, palliative medical, and hospice care as well as grief support. We are proud to be here for people, not for profit.
To learn more, please visit our website: samaritannj.org