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Social Worker / LSW (PRN/Contingent), Hospice

Social Worker / LSW (PRN/Contingent), Hospice

Job Description

Social Worker



Assesses the psychosocial status of clients related to the patient’s illness and environment. Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings. Maintains clinical records on all clients referred to social work. Provides information and referral services of organization clients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs. Provides information to clients or families/caregivers and community agencies. Serves as liaison between clients or families/caregivers and community agencies. Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care. Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and organization personnel. Participates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as required. Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems. Participates in discharge planning. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings to coordinate the care of the client and family; exchange information and problem solve; and receive staff support and education. Demonstrates and maintains a positive, professional manner, manages time efficiently and effectively, provides leadership as a role model to promote a team approach collaborates and participates in policy creation and appropriate problem solving methods.

Job Requirements


Must have the ability to perform needed functions. Current Licensure required. Master's in SW required.

Licensure: Must have a current license in good standing within the state practicing.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Social Worker / LSW (PRN/Contingent), Hospice

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