Hospice Social Worker

Midland Care Connection Topeka , KS 66604

Posted 3 months ago

The purpose of this position is to provide services to meet the social and/or emotional needs that affect the clients ability to achieve their goals; participate in the development of patent/client comprehensive care plans; develop policies to provide social services to clients in compliance with federal, state and local regulations. This position is supervised as designated on the agency organizational chart.

Employment Status: Full-Time

Typical Hours of Employment: Monday - Friday 8a-5p with on-call rotation

Employment Location: Topeka, KS

Required Application Materials: Online Application

Qualifications

Required: Masters degree in Social Work.

Current unrestricted State of Kansas license to practice as a Social Worker. Three to five years of professional social work experience in health care or mental health preferred, 1 year experience working with older adults. Must have knowledge and skills with regard to health care coordination, pain/symptom management, crisis intervention and counseling. Must possess valid Kansas Drivers License, in force automobile liability insurance and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets organizations insurability standard as defined by Midland policy.

Physical Demands

Must have hearing acuity sufficient to hear verbal instructions and communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over and 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts.

Must be able to deal effectively with stress, clients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss. Must demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor. Must be able to travel to and access client homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or clients lifestyles.

Work Environment

Individual must wear business attire and spends virtually all of the time inside. Work location is split between on campus appointments and community appointments including private homes and health care/residential facilities.



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Hospice Social Worker

Midland Care Connection