Palliative Social Worker - PRN
Kent & Sussex County, DE, United States, 19963
PRN Palliative Social Worker
Delaware Hospice is actively seeking a PRN Palliative Social Worker to work in Kent and Sussex County Homecare.
We invite you to explore a Delaware Hospice career to rediscover the hands-on, patient centered care that drew you to the nursing profession in the first place. Our nurses are an integral part of Delaware Hospice's mission and interdisciplinary team.
The Palliative Social Worker functions as part of the interdisciplinary team to provide psychosocial care to patients and their families. Functions within established policies and procedures to assure compliance to federal and state regulations.
Qualifications: Masters Degree in social work, social sciences, or related field. LCSW preferred. One year clinical experience with emphasis on case work, family process and group work skills. Must be able to able to bend, squat, drive for extended periods of time, lift and turn patients, able to lift 30 to 60 lbs, following industry standards and guidelines for safety and correct ergonomic practices. Employees involved in patient care may be exposed to blood, body tissue and fluids regularly and are expected to follow all health care industry safety guidelines indicated in our procedures manual.
Since 1982, Delaware Hospice has provided the highest quality hospice and healthcare services, and serves as a trusted community partner in end-of-life education and support. Accredited by the Joint Commission, Delaware Hospice continues to be the largest and only licensed, non-profit, community-based hospice serving Delaware. Now also providing care in Pennsylvania; southern Chester and Delaware counties. For more information about Delaware Hospice’s programs and services, upcoming events, or employment opportunities, call 800-838-9800 or visit our website, www.delawarehospice.org.