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Hospice Social Worker - Per Diem
11-10-2011



 The social worker is the member of the interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to provide diagnostic assessments of the psychosocial and economic needs of the patient / family unit, define social service goals for alleviating these needs and help provide both the counseling and casework needed to meet these goals.
***This is a field based position***
This position is on a per diem basis; as needed.
Primary responsibilities include:
  • Visiting patients to assess care and provide pain/symptom control
  • Participating in care conferences  and working in interdisciplinary teams
  • Supporting the patients' families with funeral arrangements, psychosocial needs, community resources, etc
  • Maintaining hospice patients' charts and other documentation
 Required:
  • Master's Level Degree in Social Work
  • 1 Year POST Master's experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer proficiency, must be able to type and navigate around a Windows environment
  • Must have a current and unrestricted driver's license, a reliable vehicle and proof of auto insurance

Additional Qualifications Preferred:

  • Hospice experience
  • Experience working with community resources

Nice to have:

  • Social services experience in a healthcare setting or agency
  • LCSW


Job Type:
Part-time

Location:
CONCORD,

Salary:
[n/a]

Date available:
11-14-2011

Company:
UnitedHealth Group

Company Description:
Managed Care and Direct Care Organization



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