Catholic Health Services Social Worker - Bereavement and Volunteer Services in Farmingdale, New York
Social Worker - Bereavement and Volunteer Services Facility:Good Shepherd Hospice Location:Farmingdale, NY Department:Bereavement Category:Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule:Full Time Shift:Day shift Hours:8:30a - 4:30p ReqNum:6035540 Social Worker Bereavement & Volunteer Services Good Shepherd Hospice is a member of Catholic Health, an integrated health care delivery system with some of the region's finest health and human services agencies. Catholic Health includes six hospitals, three skilled nursing facilities, a regional home nursing service, hospice and a multiservice, community-based agency for persons with special needs. Catholic Health serves hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders each year, providing care that extends from the beginning of life to helping people live their final years in comfort, grace and dignity. The Social Worker of Bereavement and Volunteer Services will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of volunteer services and will be responsible for delivering bereavement services to an assigned team. Additionally, this position will actively participate in the Interdisciplinary Team and be responsible for supervising, recruiting and retaining, and training and coordinating all volunteer activities The successful candidate will meet the following requirements: Master's Degree Social Work Current Licensure by the New York State Department of Education as a Social Worker Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in healthcare Ability to function well in a crisis situation. Ability to exercise collegial leadership and shared responsibility. Thorough knowledge of social work theories, therapies and techniques of casework process, and principles of public welfare The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the psychological, emotional, cognitive, medical, social and behavioral stages of grief. At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.
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