Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Full Time Hospice IPU Medical Social Worker

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Job Description

I believe my work is my calling.

As a Hospice IPU Medical Social Worker, you will:

  • Provide wide range of psychosocial services to terminally ill patients and their families.

  • Regularly assess the patient and family psychosocial needs.

  • Regularly assess the pre-bereavement/anticipatory grief needs.

  • 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.

  • Regularly re-evaluate the patient’s and family’s psychosocial needs.

Required Skills


  • Master’s Degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

  • Minimum of two year social work experience in a healthcare setting or social services agency

  • Current Social Worker license

  • Hospice experience a plus

  • Knowledge of and ability to obtain community resources (information and referral, state/federal financial programs and eligibility requirements, etc.).

  • Understand Hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Required Experience

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Job Location

Southfield, Michigan, United States

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