Hospice Social Worker

  • VNA Hospice and Palliative Care of Southern California
  • Community Hospice Victor Valley Apple Valley California 92307 US
  • Posted: Jan 29, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

Community Hospice of Victor Valley, a not-for-profit leader in hospice care, is looking for dedicated healthcare professionals to join our team.

Join our team and provide compassionate care to patients in your community!  We are a leader in Hospice services that offers the best programs available in the High Desert communities.  Come on board with us as a Hospice Social Worker / SW!!!

With offices throughout Southern California, you can become part of the team who continues to be a leader in providing professional and comprehensive care to critically, chronically or terminally ill patients in our community.

Our clinicians enjoy flexible schedules including limited weekends/after-hours/on-call which promotes a healthy work-life balance.

We offer competitive salaries, mileage reimbursement and a generous benefits package for this position.

Benefits include:
• Comprehensive orientation/on-the-job training program
• Medical, Dental and Vision
• Life / AD&D
• Short-Term/Long-Term Disability
• Retirement Plan with employer match
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Employee Assistance Program
• Educational Assistance / Continuing Education
• Sick, Vacation, Holiday Pay

The Hospice Social Worker / SW position is open in our Apple Valley location.  This is a Part-time (32 hours/week) position during our day shift from 8:00am-4:30pm.

Requirements of the Hospice Social Worker / SW:
• Graduate of a Master of Social Work program
• Minimum one year of direct patient care experience in community or home care agency setting
• Experience in hospice preferred; McKesson experience preferred

Hospice Social Worker / SW Duties Include:
• Assist with development updates in patient's plan of care on admission or when condition changes
• Ensure quality and safe delivery of Hospice services 
• Refers to community resources to help immediate needs
• Provides information about services which can assist patient and family
• Assists with mortuary plans as needed
• Provide assessment of social/emotional factor related to each patient's illness, acceptance of prognosis and potential to cope with the dying process
For assistance in applying for a position with VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California, please contact the Human Resources Dept. at recruiter@vnasocal.org.

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