Social Worker I - Inpatient Center Full-Time

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care Columbia , MD 21044

Posted 2 months ago

Come Join the Seasons Team

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking a Social Worker to join our team of professionals at our Inpatient Center (IPC). We make a difference every day to patients and families coping with end of life illness in creating a center of excellence in hospice care.

Overview

The role contributes to Seasons mission of Honoring Life and Offering Hope by Provide social service counseling and guidance to facilitate the maximum function and coping capacity of each patient and involved caregiver while following all policies and protocols, in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care. Provide compassionate care, advocacy, and psychoeducation from diagnosis to death through bereavement.

Positions Over Which Supervisory Responsibility is Held: none

Qualifications

1.Master's degree required

2.Qualifications for state-specific requirements above Seasons minimum education standards are as follows:

AZ: Must be licensed by the state at a minimum of LMSW.

CT: Must have a minimum of a Master of Social Work (MSW) and be licensed as an LCSW in the State of Connecticut; or have an MSW and be directly supervised by an LCSW on staff. Minimum of three years' experience in a health care setting.

IL: Must be licensed in the state as an LSW or LCSW.

IN: Must be licensed in the state as an LSW or LCSW.

MA: Must be licensed to practice social work in the state as a Licensed Independent Practitioner of Clinical Social Work or be a Licensed Certified Social Worker.

MI: Must be licensed in the state as an LSW, LMSW, or LCSW.

MD: Must have clinical experience in counseling and casework and be licensed by the state as an LGSW, LCSW, or LCSW-C.

NJ: Must have an approved license by the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners.

OR: Must have CSWA.

TX: Must be licensed to practice social work in the state.

WI: Must be certified/licensed in the state.

3.1+ year experience required; 2+ years preferred

4.Medicare/Medicaid/Insurance specialty preferred5. Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance6.

Additional Qualifications for Pre-Hospice Social Worker: Experience with coordination of insurance benefits (such as a Medicaid Specialist) preferred7. Commitment to Seasons philosophy of care, TRUE HOPE values, vision and mission statements as an exemplary role model for all staff



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Social Worker I - Inpatient Center Full-Time

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