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Hospice Medical Social Worker (BSW) - Vallejo & Richmond

Company: Suncrest Hospice
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Our Mission:At Suncrest Hospice our goal is to change the expectation of hospice care in your area. We believe in three core principles to help us achieve that goal namely:

  • Recruit and retain the most talented clinical staff in the area
    • Maintain a culture of excellence where staff members feel truly valued and part of a supportive team
      • Provide exceptional care and service to our customers. This is achieved by allocating the resources to increase our staff to patient ratios, thereby increasing clinical visits while lowering clinician caseloads.If you want to be part of a growing company with an extremely bright future, and have a commitment to providing the highest quality of care to patients and their families/caregivers, we'd love the opportunity to hear from you!
        Position Description:The Social Worker assists patients and families in coping with problems resulting from severe or long-term illness. They will assess, diagnose, and treat patient's mental and social conditions, counsel individuals and/or families, and update case records.Location: Vallejo to RichmondQualifications:
        • Assesses psychosocial status of client and social and emotional factors related to the client's illness, need for care, and response to treatment.
        • Provides direct social casework services to clients and families including assisting with goal setting, counseling, and planning and providing interventions.
        • Advises agency personnel, clients, and families of appropriate community resources, their eligibility criteria, and regulations.
        • Participates in the development and periodic renewal of the client's plan of care.
          • Observes and reports to the physician, the response of the client to treatment and changes in his condition.
          • Maintains verbal and/or written communication with other personnel involved with care of the client.
          • Maintains appropriate and timely client care records including observations, treatments, client response to treatment, and changes in client's condition.
          • Attends and participates in appropriate client care conferences, staff meetings, and agency committee meetings.
          • Thorough knowledge of social work principles and methods.
          • Knowledge of individuals and group behavior and ways of working effectively with adults, children, and families who have social, economic, emotional, or health problems.
          • Ability to exercise independent professional judgment in complex situations.
          • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and families, staff members, outside agencies and institutions, and the general public.
          • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
          • one year experience in medical field
          • Must possess a Bachelor Degree in Social Work
            Benefits of Working for Suncrest Hospice:
            • Competitive Pay
            • Benefits Package including Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
            • Paid Time Off
            • 401k plan with employer match and 100% vesting after 90 days of employment
            • A culture with an emphasis on appreciating and valuing the team member
            • The opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing national company, with possible position upgradesWCHP

Keywords: Suncrest Hospice, Richmond , Hospice Medical Social Worker (BSW) - Vallejo & Richmond, Healthcare , Richmond, California

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