Palliative Care Licensed Social Worker - LSW

Job Description


The primary purpose of the Social Worker is the delivery of varied social work services to Hospice patients and their families.  The Social Worker will  be responsible for providing the initial psycho-social evaluation, ongoing psycho-social counseling, direct casework services, bereavement services and community education, outreach and referrals



Licensed Social Worker / LSW - Senior Healthcare 


Job Summary:
  • Provide intervention when necessary to remove a clear and direct impediment to the effective treatment of the patient’s medical condition or to the patient’s rate of recovery. 
  • Provide counseling services to the patient and family to assist the patient and family in minimizing the stress and problems that arise from the terminal illness, related conditions, and the dying process. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of goal-directed family care plans. 
  • Conduct ongoing reassessment of patient and family needs. 
  • Provide short term crisis intervention and individual and family counseling. 
  • Maintain proper records of visits to patients/families
  • Develop a bereavement plan of care that notes the kind of bereavement services to be offered and the frequency of service deliver


Licensed Social Worker / LSW - Senior Healthcare 

Job Requirements

  • Must have a Master's or Bachelor's in Social Work from an accredited school.
  • Must hold a current license from the SC board of Social Work Examiners.
  • Previous experience in related healthcare setting preferred 


Licensed Social Worker / LSW - Senior Healthcare 

Benefits:

As a Licensed Social Worker ( LSW ) with Agapé Senior, you will be part of an established and well-regarded faith-based organization dedicated to providing quality care through the virtues of kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness, and self-control. We are also committed to your professional development, and will provide you with ample opportunity for training and growth through our Agapé University program as well as other continuing education offerings. As we have locations throughout the state of South Carolina, you will also find plenty of room for advancement within our organization, making this a wonderful long-term career path for you. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation that includes benefits.


Your benefits package as an employee of Agape include:
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Supplemental Insurance 
  • Health Savings Account
  • Pharmacy plan
  • Life insurance
  • Cancer insurance
  • 401(k) w/ company match
  • Personal time off


Licensed Social Worker / LSW - Senior Healthcare 


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