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Social Services Coordinator MSW

Company: Avow Hospice
Location: Naples
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS Provides direct social services and counseling to patients and families in relation to anxieties and stress precipitated by life-threatening illness. Responsibilities: Demonstrate understanding of Client-Centered Practice; death, dying, and bereavement process; crisis intervention; mental and emotional dysfunction; & community resources. Demonstrate knowledge of human growth and development; conducts age-appropriate psychosocial assessments using appropriate communication techniques. Uses completed assessment to set patient specific goals and identify desired interventions for movement toward successful outcomes. Demonstrate awareness of multi-cultural differences; provides culturally sensitive care including awareness of family-dynamics ---i.e. roles/responsibilities, attitude toward sickness and death and end-of-life rites; and utilizes translation services, as needed. Assess the emotional needs of the patient/family to provide the framework from which the care plan is developed. Involves patient and family in care decisions. Complete ongoing assessment of patient/family psychosocial needs and provides emotional support for the patient/family. Activities might include: completing Mini-Mental State Exams, assisting patient/family with Medicaid applications, funeral planning, hospice-to-hospice transfers, etc.... Attend weekly Interdisciplinary Team Meetings to discuss patient's plan of care with other members of the team. Identify patient/family educational needs. Provide accurate information on hospice services and hospice benefits. Respond calmly, quickly, and display teamwork in crisis situations. Exercise judgment in stressful conditions. Complete point of care patient charting and daily replication in accordance with agency policy. Meet Promise Model expectations in terms of Model Visit Design and Weekly Visit expectations. Fulfill on-call Family Support expectations (Full-Time staff). Routinely meet individual goals and assist the team in meeting departmental goals set by the manager. Available for holiday, on-call, weekend, illness and vacation coverage as needed. Job Requirements: Responsibilities: Demonstrate understanding of Client-Centered Practice; death, dying, and bereavement process; crisis intervention; mental and emotional dysfunction; & community resources. Demonstrate knowledge of human growth and development; conducts age-appropriate psychosocial assessments using appropriate communication techniques. Uses completed assessment to set patient specific goals and identify desired interventions for movement toward successful outcomes. Demonstrate awareness of multi-cultural differences; provides culturally sensitive care including awareness of family-dynamics ---i.e. roles/responsibilities, attitude toward sickness and death and end-of-life rites; and utilizes translation services, as needed. Assess the emotional needs of the patient/family to provide the framework from which the care plan is developed. Involves patient and family in care decisions. Complete ongoing assessment of patient/family psychosocial needs and provides emotional support for the patient/family. Activities might include: completing Mini-Mental State Exams, assisting patient/family with Medicaid applications, funeral planning, hospice-to-hospice transfers, etc.... Attend weekly Interdisciplinary Team Meetings to discuss patient's plan of care with other members of the team. Identify patient/family educational needs. Provide accurate information on hospice services and hospice benefits. Respond calmly, quickly, and display teamwork in crisis situations. Exercise judgment in stressful conditions. Complete point of care patient charting and daily replication in accordance with agency policy. Meet Promise Model expectations in terms of Model Visit Design and Weekly Visit expectations. Fulfill on-call Family Support expectations (Full-Time staff). Routinely meet individual goals and assist the team in meeting departmental goals set by the manager. Available for holiday, on-call, weekend, illness and vacation coverage as needed. Computer Skills: Knowledge of basic typing skills, data entry and word processing software. Database software and general knowledge of e-mail is required. Education And/Or Experience: Master's degree in social work from an accredited college or university required and 2-3 years related experience preferred. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Bi-lingual language skills preferred. Ability to clearly document in an EMR. Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Enrollment in a state intern program. Proof of enrollment in an intern program will be shown by acceptance into the program with a number assigned or a copy of application with verification of enrollment.

Keywords: Avow Hospice, Cape Coral , Social Services Coordinator MSW, Other , Naples, Florida

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