Hospice Social Worker MSW - Wauwatosa Inpatient Center

Hospice Social Worker MSW - Wauwatosa Inpatient Center

AccentCare | Milwaukee, WI, 53213, US
Salary Range:$35,000 – $43,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 15 days ago

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Overview Why You'll Love Being a Social Worker at AccentCare Do you take great pride in achieving the best possible outcomes for patients? Are you passionate about providing exceptional care? Join the AccentCare team today as a Social Worker. As a Social Worker, you will have the ability to work at the top of your licensure while working one-on-one with your clients to provide them with customized care. Under the guidance of your physician, you will develop plans of care and utilize nursing theories, skills, and techniques to provide quality care to your clients on a daily basis. When you join AccentCare, you become part of a team that is not only dedicated to their patients, but to each other as well. Here, you will truly make a difference each and every day as you work alongside a supportive team. With a competitive benefits package, work-life balance, professional development, and an outstanding work environment, you will have everything you need to achieve success in your career. Bring your passion for patient care and you will build a career you love as a Social Worker. Join the AccentCare team and apply for this Social Worker opportunity today! Responsibilities Social Worker I Responsibilities Assist the core members of the hospice team in understanding significant social, spiritual, and emotional factors related to the patient's health problems to establish a plan of care that fosters the personal worth, spiritual well-being, and human dignity of each patient. Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team and in the development and review of the plan of care for assigned patients. Assess the social, spiritual, and emotional needs/factors in order to estimate the patient's and involved caregiver's capacity and potential to cope with the problems of daily living and with the terminal diagnosis and illness. Help the patient, family, and involved caregiver to understand, accept and follow medical recommendations and provide services planned to assist in achieving the optimum social, spiritual, and health adjustment within their capacity and level of health literacy. Prepare the patient to deal with the changes and the family to support the patient including education on Advanced Directives. Utilize all available resources, such as family, hospice, and community agencies, to assist the patient and family to live better within the limitations of the illness. Qualifications Social Worker I Qualifications Master's degree required; Qualifications for state-specific requirements above AccentCare minimum education standards: Must hold highest level of licensure within the state. Qualifications for state-specific requirements above minimum education standards 1+ year experience required; 2+ years preferred 4. Medicare/Medicaid/Insurance specialty preferred Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance Additional Qualifications for Pre-Hospice Social Worker: Experience with coordination of insurance benefits (such as a Medicaid Specialist) preferred

Social Worker I Qualifications Master's degree required; Qualifications for state-specific requirements above AccentCare minimum education standards: Must hold highest level of licensure within the state. Qualifications for state-specific requirements above minimum education standards 1+ year experience required; 2+ years preferred 4. Medicare/Medicaid/Insurance specialty preferred Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance Additional Qualifications for Pre-Hospice Social Worker: Experience with coordination of insurance benefits (such as a Medicaid Specialist) preferred

Social Worker I Responsibilities Assist the core members of the hospice team in understanding significant social, spiritual, and emotional factors related to the patient's health problems to establish a plan of care that fosters the personal worth, spiritual well-being, and human dignity of each patient. Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team and in the development and review of the plan of care for assigned patients. Assess the social, spiritual, and emotional needs/factors in order to estimate the patient's and involved caregiver's capacity and potential to cope with the problems of daily living and with the terminal diagnosis and illness. Help the patient, family, and involved caregiver to understand, accept and follow medical recommendations and provide services planned to assist in achieving the optimum social, spiritual, and health adjustment within their capacity and level of health literacy. Prepare the patient to deal with the changes and the family to support the patient including education on Advanced Directives. Utilize all available resources, such as family, hospice, and community agencies, to assist the patient and family to live better within the limitations of the illness.