Social Worker (LCSW Hospice)

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States | Full-time

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Social Workers are responsible for the provision of psychosocial care services to patients and families/caregivers. Must be a LCSW

Nothing is more inspiring or satisfying than being able to share your passion for nursing with patients and families who are facing the end of life and need your expertise! We offer a supportive work environment where compassion, integrity, compliance, respect, and excellence are integral to our company culture. By joining the Heart of Hospice team, you will make a difference in patients’ lives today and every day, as well as advance your own career. Come grow with us!

 About Us:

Our vision is to transform end-of-life care in the communities we serve. We currently provide care to 17 regions across Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina. We believe all hospice-eligible patients and those that love them deserve the best care at the end of life. Our mission is simple: to serve all patients and their loved ones the way they desire to be served.

Position:

Social Workers will assess the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness, environment and communicates findings to the interdisciplinary team. Provides safety assessment in the patient's home setting, education and training to the patient and primary care giver as needed in relationship to stress and other identified coping difficulties. Provides information and referral services, serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies, Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies. Participates in the development of plan of care and attends interdisciplinary meetings. Assists physician and team members in understanding social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issues.

Qualifications

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

 Why Should I Apply?

  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits
  • Competitive healthcare package
  • 401k match
  • Eligible for paid holidays and PTO from date of hire
  • Hospice certification reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement (if eligible)
  • Free CEUs
  • EPA program
  • Supportive team environment
  • Growth and advancement opportunities

 Website: www.heartofhospice.net

Heart of Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer