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Social Worker, MSW, Hospice
Full Time, 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
Quakertown, PA 18951

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

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 resources needed.The incumbent demonstrates competent knowledge and skill to ensure care is appropriate to patients serviced.

Schedule: Full Time, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.
 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Master's of Social Work and over 6 months to 1 year of healthcare social work 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:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 2 weeks of hire required.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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