Medical Social Worker
Job Type
Part-time
Description

Meaningful work, Competitive Pay, Cooperative Team

Attention Social Workers!! Here is your chance to join an organization that's as committed to quality care as you are. Snowline Hospice has provided compassionate end-of-life care that exceeds National and State standards for over 40 years. We are currently seeking a Medical Social Worker to join our team. This per-diem position will be serving our Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer County patients and families. This is a wonderful opportunity for a social worker who is looking to make a true difference in people's lives. It is a community based position where you are traveling to our patient's homes connecting and guiding people through a very vulnerable and often emotional time.


Job Responsibilities

The Medical Social Worker assesses emotional factors related to terminal illness. The MSW counsels patients and families and caregivers regarding issues of death, dying, and anticipatory grief. The MSW provides financial and community resource referrals. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the MSW assists the team in recognizing and understanding the social/mental stress and/or disorder that magnifies the symptoms related to the terminal illness.


Requirements

Job Requirements

*Masters of Social Work Degree from a graduate school of social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. Preferably a Licensed Clinical Social Worker

*A demonstrated ability in casework and counseling, including one (1) year of clinical work experience, preferably in either a healthcare setting or hospice

*Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills

*Excellent counseling skills

*Demonstrated skills in assisting individuals and families in problem solving and utilizing community resources

*Demonstrated ability to efficiently operate a computer, electronic medical record (EMR) experience preferred

*Valid California Driver's License, automobile insured in accordance with the state minimum requirements

Snowline offers competitive hourly pay and a supportive team environment. We are a compassionate, mission driven team of professionals who truly make a difference in people's lives. Visit our website at www.snowlinehospice.org to learn more! APPLY TODAY!


Snowline Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.