Full Time Positions - (some flexibility in this scheduling-need to meet patient needs)
$5,000 Sign On Bonus Available!
Providedirect social services and counseling to patients and families in relation to anxieties and stress precipitated by life-threatening illness.
- Demonstrate understanding of Client-Centered Practice; death, dying, and bereavement process; crisis
intervention; mental and emotional dysfunction; & community resources.
ï‚§ Demonstrate knowledge of human growth and development; conducts age-appropriate psychosocial
assessments using appropriate communication techniques. Uses completed assessment to set patient specific
goals and identify desired interventions for movement toward successful outcomes.
ï‚§ Demonstrate awareness of multi-cultural differences; provides culturally sensitive care including
awareness of family-dynamics ---i.e. roles/responsibilities, attitude toward sickness and death and
end-of-life rites; and utilizes translation services, as needed.
ï‚§ Assess the emotional needs of the patient/family to provide the framework from which the care plan
is developed. Involves patient and family in care decisions.
ï‚§ Complete ongoing assessment of patient/family psychosocial needs and provides emotional support
for the patient/family. Activities might include: completing Mini-Mental State Exams, assisting
patient/family with Medicaid applications, funeral planning, hospice-to-hospice transfers, etc….
ï‚§ Attend weekly Interdisciplinary Team Meetings to discuss patient’s plan of care with other members
of the team.
ï‚§ Identify patient/family educational needs.
ï‚§ Provide accurate information on hospice services and hospice benefits.
ï‚§ Respond calmly, quickly, and display teamwork in crisis situations. Exercise judgment in stressful
ï‚§ Complete point of care patient charting and daily replication in accordance with agency policy.
ï‚§ Meet Promise Model expectations in terms of Model Visit Design and Weekly Visit expectations.
ï‚§ Fulfill on-call Family Support expectations (Full-Time staff).
ï‚§ Routinely meet individual goals and assist the team in meeting departmental goals set by the manager.
ï‚§ Available for holiday, on-call, weekend, illness and vacation coverage as needed.
ï‚§ Supervision of internship placements.
ï‚§ Perform other duties as assigned.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
Must be able to endure exposure to common household allergens (i.e., pets, plants, dust). The noise level in
the work environment is usually moderate. Position may include day and nighttime driving.
Education And/Or Experience:
Master’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university required and 2-3 years related
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid Florida LCSW required
AHPC-SW Certification preferred (required within two years in position)
Hospice experience a plus!
Valid Florida Driver's License.
Compensation and Benefits: