Social Worker - Hospice
Full Time, 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
Sellersville, PA 18960
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Grand View Health is a leader in the healthcare community, recently earning an “A” Grade for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group. Located in Upper Bucks County, Grand View Health is a well-established, independent hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. Our employees enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a top-ranked hospital in a collaborative, community environment. Grand View Health: Recognized for excellence, chosen for caring.
The Hospice Social Worker will conduct psychosocial bereavement risk and spiritual assessments on all patients and families involved in the hospice program. The assessment will focus on the emotional, social and grief factors that impact the patient's and family's functional adjustment to the end stage of the disease process. The Social Worker will visit patients to provide medical social services when ordered by the physician as part of the patient's plan of care. The Social Worker assists the physician and other hospice staff in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the patient's health problems. The Social Worker will provide counseling to the patient/caregiver and hospice staff and guide patients/caregivers in securing needed resources.The incumbent demonstrates competent knowledge and skill to ensure care is appropriate to patients serviced.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master's of Social Work and over 6 months to 1 year of social work healthcare required.
Bachelor's degree required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the psychosocial factors operative in the end stage of the disease process required.
Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
Effective interpersonal skills required.
Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions required.
Excellent organizational skills required.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
License upon hire required.
AHA BLS upon hire required.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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