Palliative Care Social Worker (Lmsw)

Crossroads Hospice Kansas City , MO 64101

Posted 5 days ago

Life is better with compassion!

Patients and families near the end of life should have a caregiver committed to the art, science, and skill of delivering compassion.

Death is a meaningful experience for patients and loved ones. We only have one chance to get it right.

Delivering compassion the right way is not easy; it takes skill, heart, commitment and structure to do it well.

We believe the effort is worth the challenge because nobody should die alone.

Organizations can do more, and this industry can be better. Crossroads exists because compassion should not be a transaction.

Everyone needs a business model. Compassionate teamwork is the engine that runs our organization. We believe challenges should not alter the heart of our organization, but instead, make us stronger as a team. We aren't compromising our promise. We believe in empowering our team to deliver compassion and build stronger connections in our community.

Look, we aren't blind to the challenges in this business. The work we do is full filling to us. To grow, listen, be heard and be challenged as a team is standing up for the heart of our organization.

Position

Qualifications:

  • 2 year of prior social work experience preferably in Hospice, Long Term Care, Home Care or Acute Care Environments
  • LMSW Required
  • Masters Degree in Social Work from a school accredited or approved by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Medicare guideline experience preferred

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess and document patient/family social, emotional, financial and psychological needs as well as resources on the Comprehensive Assessment
  • Assist patient and/or family with establishing DNR, advance directives and/or DPOA or Healthcare proxy as requested
  • Assess and arrange patient placement such as Long Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities, GIP and as dictated by patient/family needs
  • Work in both Hospice and Palliative care Programs

Shift:

  • Mon to Fri with an on-call rotation
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