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Hospice Medical Social Worker Liaison, MSW

Company: Residential Home Health and Hospice
Location: Lisle
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Residential Home Health and Hospice ('Residential'), we're looking to add to our extraordinary care team. Grounded by our belief that outstanding care is best delivered in a team-based environment, our Hospice Medical Social Worker Liaison will partner with our field staff and leaders to provide the best support to the patients that we serve.With our 20-year track record, Residential is a strong leader in the industry. We are consistently named a Top Workplace by our employees and genuinely care where you are in your career path.Our high value rewards package:

  • Up to 23 paid holiday and personal days off in year one
  • 401k plan with matching contributions
  • DailyPay: Access your money when you want it!
  • Industry-leading 360 You--- benefits program
  • Company paid emotional health and wellness support for you and your family
  • Adoption assistance
  • Access to Ramsey SmartDollarCertain benefits may vary based on your employment status. What you'll do in this role:
    • Assess the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicate findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group as well as appropriate hospital staff
    • Provide an assessment of each patient's identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and another plan is required
    • Carry out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high risks for suicide, neglect, or abuse and plan intervention based on evaluation findings
    • Counsel patient and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress and other identified coping difficulties
    • Maintain clinical records on all patients referred to social work in hospital and hospice charting systems
    • Educate patients and families on, and assist in, preparation of advanced directives
    • Serve as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agenciesWe are looking for compassionate Hospice Medical Social Worker Liaison with:
      • Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
      • LSW required, LCSW preferred
      • One (1) year of experience in a health care setting
      • One (1) year of hospice experience
      • Experience working with death and dying
      • Ability to work as a member of interdisciplinary groupQuestions? Call us at (888) 444-0454.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.NOTICE: Successful completion of a drug screen prior to employment is part of our background process, which includes medical and recreational marijuana.By supplying your phone number, you agree to receive communication via phone or text.By submitting your application, you are confirming that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.JR# JR234566

Keywords: Residential Home Health and Hospice, Chicago , Hospice Medical Social Worker Liaison, MSW, Healthcare , Lisle, Illinois

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