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Hospice Medical Social Worker MSW - Full or Part Time

WesleyLife Des Moines Full-Time
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WesleyLife has been certified as one of 2018's Great Places to Work!
Are you looking for a career where you are a vital part of a team, providing quality end of life care to our patients and their families? Do you want to feel that you have made a difference in the lives of the people you serve? If so, WesleyLife would like to speak to you! Our Hospice team is looking for Hospice Medical Social Workers with their Master's degree who believe in rendering high quality, compassionate care and uncompromising service to our Hospice patients. Our program is growing, and we would like to have you help us achieve greater heights to serve more people at a very critical time of their lives.
As our Hospice Medical Social Worker, MSW, you will:
  • Provide wide range of psychosocial services to terminally ill patients and their families.
  • Regularly assess the patient and family's psychosocial needs.
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
  • Implement the Plan of Care provisions to meet their needs, which include: social service goals for alleviating problems, supportive counseling, problem solving, community referrals pre-bereavement and bereavement care.
  • Participates in caregiver, placement and discharge planning.
  • Attend weekly inter-disciplinary meetings to identify risks that were not evident and/or assessed.
  • Participate in on-call rotation with other psychosocial team members as assigned/directed by the Director of Hospice.
  • Master's of Social Work degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education as well as one year of social work experience in a health care setting is required.
  • Professional Licensure as a Social Worker in the State of Iowa is preferred.
  • Clinical experience or formal training related to death, dying, and bereavement. Equivalent combination of specialized training, education and experience will be considered.
  • Knowledgeable of hospice state and federal regulations.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include some evenings and weekends.
  • Valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.

Skills required

Behavioral Health
Long Term Care
Utilization Management
Mental Health


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WesleyLife offers a comprehensive network of services to help older adults remain active and independent, wherever they call home. It's our mission to help those we serve lead healthy, meaningful, fulfilling lives that focus not on limitations, but on possibilities. We strive to transform aging by shining a spotlight on option and opportunity, creating and enhancing the template for those we serve to build their lives exactly as they wish.

We’re constantly recruiting the best and brightest talent to help us fulfil our mission. As a non-profit organization that seeks to make a significant difference to those we serve, we seek team members with a calling to empower older adults to live their lives exactly as they desire. If you’re compelled to help transform the face of aging, join our team!

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