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Hospice Social Worker

Metropolitan Jewish Health System
United States, New York, New York
May 11, 2024

$15,000.00 sign-on Bonus!

MJHS is a large not-for-profit health system in the Greater New York area. Our range of health services include home care, hospice and palliative care for adults and children, rehabilitation and nursing care at Menorah and Isabella Centers, and the research based MJHS Institute for Innovation and Palliative Care. We also offer Elderplan/HomeFirst: health plans for Medicare and dual-eligible individuals. As a not-for-profit organization, many of our programs and services are made possible through the generosity of grateful families, corporate donors and grants, as well as our own employees.

At MJHS, quality care is our mission. We are committed to creating a workforce as diverse as our community. We have a great culture; we offer great benefits that include a work/life balance and competitive rates.

MJHS attracts individuals who see their work as a calling as well as a job. Professionals in every job category have stated that they appreciate being left to make their own decisions, are encouraged to voice their opinions, and are given the necessary breathing room to do their work with minimal supervision. Yet, at the same time, they feel that management and their co-workers are solidly behind them and readily accessible.

Our groundbreaking hospice and palliative care programs offer a significant difference when dealing with a life-limiting condition. We offer a broad range of services in the community or facility-based to help patients and their families ease the burden of managing a life-limiting illness or end of life care.

  • You will provide psychosocial support and other Social Work services to Hospice patients and their families in the inpatient, home care/nursing home settings, in pre and post bereavement phases of Hospice service
  • You will serve as social work member of hospice IDG and as liaison between hospice staff and inpatient and nursing home staff
  • You will develop social work plan of care, goals and makes recommendations based on patient/family needs for assigned patients who are direct admission to inpatient units or nursing home/hospice residents.
  • You will develop social work plan of care and discharge plans when appropriate for patients admitted into inpatient facility.
  • Graduate from the an accredited School of social work.
  • Minimum of one year experience in Social Work in a healthcare setting.
  • Knowledge of Word and excel preferred.
  • New York State MSW licensure.
  • Valid NYS Drivers license and car required.
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to input clinical data proficiently.
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