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Christian Horizons Social Worker - Hospice in Quincy, Illinois

BE PART OF SOMETHING MORE

At Safe Haven Hospice (Christian Horizons), you'll find a rewarding place to work with the satisfaction that comes from living your purpose and making a real difference in the lives of others. You’ll find an incredible spirit in our ministry. It’s in the smiles of those we care for and the dedication of our associates. It inspires all who share our mission – from home-based care givers to managers, nurses and pastors. Remarkable people work here and there's a place here for you.

Founded in 1962, our God-centered mission continues today. Our mission is to cultivate a compassionate and positive environment where living means thriving, where those we care for can lead the abundant life they were intended to lead.

We are seeking a Hospice Social Worker to provide support and counsel to patients and their families on social matters. The successful candidate will listen to patient and family concerns and assist staff to implement appropriate action.

WE OFFER

  • Competitive Wages including Shift Differentials

  • PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.

  • Consistent Assignments

  • Generous PTO Program

  • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness

  • 403(b) & Flex Spending

  • Employee Assistant Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts and Other Perks

  • Demonstrate compassionate care by listening to all customers, and timely responding to their needs.

  • Complete a psychosocial assessment on all patients according to state requirements.

  • Assists patient and family with social concerns associated with the dying process by utilizing social services assessments, life review counseling, etc.

  • Maintain up-to-date, accurate, and appropriate documentation daily.

  • Provide for the psychosocial needs to all Hospice patients per the Plan of Care

  • Maintain accumulation of CEU's per state guidelines for licensure.

  • Act as a liaison between SHH and the patients and their families, addressing and assisting in finding solutions to any problems that arise.

  • Attend and participate in continuing education programs and staff meetings.

  • Provide emotional support to hospice staff and volunteers.

  • Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or as a result of an incidental disclosure.

  • Function as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care to all patients.

  • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each patient by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.

  • Participate in Safe Haven Hospice's Quality Improvement program.

  • Assume responsibility for department compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate regulations.

  • Observe all SHH policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook.

  • Provide social work services and bereavement services in accordance with the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care.

  • Assist the members of the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team and patients and their families to understand the significance of social and emotional factors related to the patient’s care and beginning at the time of admission and continuing after a patient’s death up to thirteen (13) months.

  • Participate in in-service programs and training both internally and externally to promote professional growth and understanding of Hospice.

  • Master’s degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or equivalent education.

  • Licensed as a social worker in the State or meets all education and experience requirements for licensure in the State and is prepared to take examination within six (6) months employment.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in social work, preferably in a home care agency, or a hospital, outpatient clinic, rehabilitation center, or mental health program.

  • Must meet all state continuing education requirements for licensure.

  • Able to follow written and oral directions.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, patients, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.

  • Display leadership qualities, good communication skills, and a desire to continuously learn.

  • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Horizons background check policy, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within.

  • Valid driver’s license and daily access to a reliable and insured vehicle.

  • Ability to exercise judgement and discretion in confidential matters.

ID: 2020-5083

External Company URL: www.christianhomes.org

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