Gentiva Social Worker MSW - Part-time in Jackson, Tennessee
Gentiva Hospice is member of the Gentiva family – an industry leader in hospice, palliative and personal home care. Our place is by the side of those who need us, offering physical, spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families so they may make the most of every moment. We believe that better care for caregivers and clinicians means better care for everyone, so we offer ongoing professional training, lower nurse-to-patient ratios, and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. Here, you'll join gifted colleagues who make a lasting difference in people's lives every day.
We’re looking for a Social Worker (MSW) to join our team.
You will report directly to theExecutive Director or Administrator. You will be responsible for to provide psychosocial support to the patient and family members.
Performspsychosocial assessments, case management, education and ongoing evaluation of patients and families
Provides social work expertise regarding changes to the patient’s level of care
Provides casework and service management of patients requiring information about or monitoring: Family relationships, meaning of illness to the patient and his/her family, cultural and spiritual attitudes in relationship to illness, Long term care planning (including process for placement) and advanced care planning expertise
Monitors the safety of the patient environment
Master’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE School. Licensure as required by the state in which the hospice is located
One year experience as a Social Worker in a healthcare and/or hospice setting is required; three to five years preferred
Knowledge of terminally ill patients and their families along with Understanding of hospice and the psychosocial dynamics of illness, loss, and death; ability to apply knowledge of the special needs of hospice patient and families; sensitivity to the impact of life and death issues face by individuals with terminal illness; tact in dealing with these patients and their families; ability to support Others at a time of crisis; ability to cope with the stress of repeated loss
Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, 401k Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO
Opportunity to Participate In a Fleet Program
Professional Growth and Development Opportunities
This is a safety-sensitive position
Employee must meet minimum requirements to be eligible for benefits
Where applicable, employee must meet state specific requirements
We are proud to be an EEO employer
We maintain a drug-free workplace
Position Type: Part-Time
Company: Gentiva Hospice
Type of Service: Hospice Only
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