Social Worker - Shreveport, LA

Shreveport, Louisiana, United States Part-time

Wanting to Join a Dynamic and Loving Hospice Team?

Heart of Hospice is for you!

 

About Us

The mission at Heart of Hospice is to transform end of life care in the communities we serve. We provide a team approach to ensure our patients and their loved ones are given the best care possible. Our goal is to serve every eligible patient with the same care and compassion we would give to our own families.

 

Job Opening

We are looking for experienced, compassionate, caring, and dynamic Social Worker for a PRN position. Our social workers psychosocial care to meet the needs of our patients as well as their loved ones in a variety of settings

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicates findings to the interdisciplinary group in establishing the plan of care. 

·         Provides safety assessment in the patient's home setting and plans interventions based on evaluation findings

·         Provides education and training to the patient and primary care giver as needed in relationship to stress and other identified coping difficulties provided in the plan of care.

 

Qualifications:

·         A master’s degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on
Social Work Education.  LCSW preferred.

·         Minimum of one year's experience in health care, hospice experience preferred.  

·         Documented clinical experience appropriate to the counseling and casework needs of the terminally ill; Hospice experience preferred.

Heart of Hospice is an equal opportunity employer.