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Clinical Social Worker - Hospice

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Job ID: 29496
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Social Worker - Hospice for a Part Time, 0.80 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $34.30, more depending on experience.

In addition to a competitive hourly wage, excellent benefits, PeaceHealth offers a supportive and inclusive work environment with an emphasis on life balance.

PeaceHealth is offering a $4000 sign on bonus a possible Relocation Assistance.

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 comprehensive social work services to hospice patients and families, including initial psychosocial evaluations, ongoing counseling and bereavement support. Provides or arranges appropriate interventions, consistent with hospice policy, physician orders and the interdisciplinary plan of care.

Details of the position

  1. Complete appropriate intake and ongoing assessment of patient psychosocial needs and safety, develop plan, and monitor patient to regularly adjust treatment plan.
  2. Arrange care conferences with families, agencies and facilities.
  3. Assist with advance care planning and final arrangements.
  4. Assist with alternate living and care giving arrangements, and/or coordinating referrals to community resources.
  5. Provide counseling and psychosocial support for patients and families during hospice care and for the first year of bereavement. Assess for complicated grief and intervene appropriately.

What you bring

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Continuing education in end-of-life area of practice desired.
  • State Licensed Advanced Social Worked or State Counselor Registration or if the caregiver is applying for CAAR, the caregiver must qualify for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration upon hire and receive registration within 90 days of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) required.
  • Reliable transportation. Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.
  • Must be willing to travel throughout the agency's geographic service area.

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

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

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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