Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty

Senior Home Health & Hospice Social Worker

Job Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
ID
2405
Category
Social Work and Spiritual Care
Type
Full-Time 30 to 40 hours per week
Company
Pathways Home Health and Hospice
Shift
Days

Description

OVERVIEW:

Come explore the exciting opportunity to contribute within a growing organization!  Pathways Home Health & Hospice is celebrating over 40 years of service in the Greater Bay Area and has an immediate opening.  We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Senior Social Worker to provide medical social services to our home health and hospice patients. the position will also support our spiritual care, bereavement and volunteer departments.

 

Areas of Responsibilities:   

The Senior Social Worker is responsible for providing home health and hospice social work services. He or she participates in development of in-service education and oversee quality assurance activities for the social work services. The Senior Social Worker collaborates with Bereavement Department to evaluate bereavement risk factors, develop individualized bereavement care plans, and provide individual and/or group bereavement counseling and education. They provide guidance, education and referrals to help patients and families access appropriately social services including caregiving resource, advanced planning needs, mortuary arrangements, and/or financial resource. This individual also performs other duties as assigned consistent with skills and training for this position in alignment with the goals and mission of Pathways Home Health & Hospice.

 

QUALIFICATION:

  • MSW degree from an accredited graduate School of Social Work, LCSW preferred.
  • Minimum two years of professional social work experience requires.
  • One year of management preferred.
  • Experience with program development preferred.
  • Experience and demonstrated competence and comfort working with families in crisis, the frail elderly, the disabled and/or the terminally ill.
  • California driver’s license and automobile insurance with minimum Bodily Injury Liability Coverage Insurance per agency policy.
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to work with electronic input and telecommunication devices

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