Provides full range of hospice social work service and bereavement support to patient and families primarily in the inpatient care center setting, as well as in the home and institutional setting when providing assistance to team social worker coverage. Reports to the Patient Care Manager of the inpatient care center and will maintain good communication with both the senior social worker of the field team and Administrator of the field team in order meet the ongoing needs of patients and their families regardless of geographic location. Works with interdisciplinary team directly, or through coordination of team members, to provide appropriate assessment of and support to patients and families. Serves as liaison with other community resources; assists staff, patient’s physician and volunteers in understanding significant social and emotional factors affecting a patient and family during terminal illness. Provides assessment for normal and complicated grief and provides brief bereavement counseling as appropriate. Works assigned on call shifts. Due to business needs, may be required to work different shifts, teams and location.
Master's in Social Work. Current license as a Clinical Social Worker preferred. If no license, must be eligible for license and must be registered as a Registered Clinical Social Work Intern (RCSWI) with state. If not registered as RCSWI upon hire, must do so within 90 days of hire. Must obtain license as a Clinical Social Worker within 3 years of hire. 1-2 years experience in field. Experience working with interdisciplinary team preferred. Hospice experience preferred. Ability to work non-judgmentally with persons of varied cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds and lifestyles. Current Florida Driver's license and insurance.
For more information, please contact Human Resources Recruiter Marleah Bleke at 352.379.6232