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Social Worker

Company: St Croix Hospice
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob Location La Crosse - La Crosse, WIPosition Type Part TimeJob Category Health CareDescription While this position is based out of our Eau Claire office, this position will maintain a case load in the La Crosse area and will not require a daily commute to Eau Claire.

Job Description Summary

The licensed social worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services and for adherence to all conditions in the Service or Employment Agreement.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities



  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group. Provides an assessment in the patient's identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and another plan is required.

  • Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high-risks for suicide, neglect or abuse and plans intervention based on evaluation findings. Counsel's patient and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties. Provides crisis intervention when necessary.

  • Assesses for, and educates interdisciplinary group, on any special needs related to the culture of the patient and family. Includes communication, role of family, space, and any special traditions or taboos.

  • Works under the supervision of Masters Prepared Social Worker (MSW).

  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.

  • Educates patients and families on, and assists in, preparation of advanced directives.

  • Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.

  • Provides information to patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.

  • Serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.

  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.

  • Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and personnel.

  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family, and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings, assisting the team in recognizing the effects of the psychosocial stresses on the symptoms of the terminal illness.

  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotion--al factors related to health problems and death/dying issues.

  • Will assist the Director of Bereavement in maintaining a bereavement program to meet the needs of families/caregivers for 13 months following the death of a patient to ensure compliance with all state, federal, and CHAP regulatory requirements.

  • Ensures the initial bereavement assessment is completed, or assigned to appropriate team member.

  • Assists Chaplain when needed making condolence call to bereaved

  • Assigns and oversees volunteers making bereavement calls.

  • Assists with maintaining, organizing, and updating bereavement support group schedule

  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.

  • Assists family and patient in planning for funeral arrangements, financial, legal, and health care decision responsibilities.

  • Other duties as delegated by the Clinical Supervisor.The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.






    Qualifications Position Qualifications



    • Has a baccalaureate or master's degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; is licensed in the state they serve; and has one year of social work experience in a health care setting.

    • Minimum of one (1) years' experience in health care, hospice experience preferred. Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying.

    • Experience in a hospice care preferred

    • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.

    • Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification

    • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.





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