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Hospice Licensed Social Worker in San Marcos, TX at Jordan

Date Posted: 8/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CIMA Hospice is currently in search of an experienced, hard-working Licensed Social Worker to join their team!  





ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:



Primary function is to provide coordinated care in the home to patients in the age groups served by CIMA Hospice and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling and referrals to meet the needs of the patient and their family/significant others.



 



Responsibilities include:





  • Improve the patient’s psychosocial condition by intervening in those social, emotional, and environmental aspects of the patient’s life which impact significantly upon his/her overall health status.







  • Performing visits with patients to assess the psychosocial needs of the patients and assist the patient in gaining access to necessary services and community resources.







  • Participates in public information and marketing activities and maintains knowledge of current medical social work trends, techniques and innovations.







  • Upholds regulatory standards and CIMA Hospice policies and performs all duties in accordance with physician’s orders and under the direction and supervision of a Social Service Manager and Director of Nurses.







Our Hospice group recognizes every member of the team makes a difference. That’s why we are dedicated to recognizing and rewarding hard work. We also know that retaining top talent requires offering better benefits than your competition. As a result, we work tirelessly to offer our talented team members just that, exceptional benefits. Depending upon your employment status you may be eligible for the following benefits:



  • Group Medical - Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas PPO



  • Vision and Dental insurance



  • Employer-paid life insurance & long-term disability



  • Employee assistance plan



  • Paid time off and holidays



  • Retirement savings with match



  • Free CEUs for clinical staff



Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:





1.) Has a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a school of social work  accredited by the Council  on Social Work Education (CSWE); OR





Has a Baccalaureate degree in Social Work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education CSWE), or a baccalaureate degree in Psychology, Sociology, or other field related to Social work is supervised by a MSW and has 1 year social work experience in a healthcare setting;



 





2.) Must be certified in the State of the Agency location where they will be



Practicing as a Social Worker. 



                              



3.) Must have at least 1 year of experience as a Social Worker in a health care setting. 





4.) Must possess a working knowledge of community resources available to assist patients and their families/significant others as needs are identified.





Must complete CIMA’s on the job internship training with an assigned mentor utilizing agency specific competency modules and will function under the supervision of a mentor until competency has been demonstrated in all appropriate areas.





5.) Must possess a motor vehicle in good working condition, which is available during work hours, with current proof of insurance and a valid Texas Driver’s License. 



 




This is the best time to join a growing home care industry and make a difference!