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Medical Social Worker - Palliative Care

Job ID: 21530
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance may be available!

Medical Social Worker for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. Less hours per week is also a possibility.  Hourly compensation is from $31.18 to $46.77 depending on experience.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

Job Summary

Responsible for the provision of direct social work service in Home Health and/or Hospice utilizing the professional healthcare process of assessment, problem identification/planning, action/intervention and clinical goal/outcome evaluation.

Details of the position

  1. Providing direct casework services to clients related to their medical/psychiatric diagnosis, including biopsychosocial assessment, assisting with long-term planning and decision making, crisis intervention and short-term therapy.
  2. Performing holistic evaluation of patient/home, developing an appropriate plan of care, initiating discharge planning, evaluating progress towards goals and monitoring achievement of desired outcomes.
  3. Providing skilled social work services to patients and education/instruction to patients and caregivers according to the home care/hospice plan of treatment.
  4. Performing holistic assessment and, as clinical indicated, coordinating and modifying the plan of care with the patient, caregiver, case manager, primary physician and other members of the inter/multi-disciplinary healthcare team.
  5. Evaluating patient/home environment as related to holistic healthcare/social needs and making appropriate referrals to other services, agencies and community resources as clinically indicated in collaboration with the case manager and primary physician.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

What you bring

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work required.
  • License as required by State to practice as a Social Worker  within 6 month of hire.
  • A valid applicable state driver’s license and auto insurance is required.
  • BLS required.
  • Minimum of two year experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community health, welfare, and social agencies is required.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, please contact Moussa Sangare at [email protected]

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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