Hospice Social Worker - PDM in West Palm Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

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Job Description

Social Worker 

Express Your Inner Greatness Within a Great Place to Work!  

Every day, the skill, intelligence and energy of non-medical professionals compliments the brilliance and compassion of our doctors, nurses and clinicians at MorseLife Health System. The result? A total team effort that has firmly established us as the 5-star leader in quality, senior-focused care for over 30 years now. There are so many ways to use your talents to make a difference at MorseLife.

Teamwork. Passion. Impact. Leadership. Quality. Customer Focus. These are more than just our guiding attributes. They’re the values shared by each member of our team – and the principles behind our success as a 5-Star, Gold Seal, nationally recognized senior care provider. If these traits resemble you as a whole, you may be an excellent match for our most current opportunity:

Social Worker 

In this role, you will act as an advocate to residents and family; assist resident and their families with psycho social needs; provides support and aides in adjustment of the resident and families coping with progressive disease processes and environmental changes; assists residents and their families navigate and cope with the options through the end of life process; assists resident and families identify individual goals and solutions to reach maximum functioning and comfort for the highest quality of life.

How to make an impact:

  • Interviews and assesses new admissions for psychosocial needs, coping mechanisms, family dynamics, strengths and risk factors to promote individualized plans of care to meet their needs in a skilled setting.
  • Referrals for community agencies when applicable during the application process and/or discharge planning
  • Participates in creating the plan of care and follow through, assessing for changes in resident status informing the interdisciplinary team and family of changes as they occur
  • Provides direct casework services to resident and families and/or significant others
  • Documents on charts, resident/patient care forms, etc…, on a timely and concise basis
  • Assists with re-admission process from acute care and other facilities
  • Participates in and provides in-service education to staff
  • Develops, implements and evaluates programs specific to meeting the psychosocial needs of the resident and the families
  • Provides emotional support and education of the environment, disease process, and choices to resident and families
  • Works well in close collaboration with physicians and other health care personnel in resident evaluation and treatment to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors underlying resident’s health and ability to cope and respond to the situation

Job Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Master's degree (MA) or MSW from a four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MorseLife is ideal for professionals looking to express their own Inner Greatness. Has your Inner Greatness yet to be noticed? Come join our team and we’ll help you make an impact and surpass even your own expectations!

Apply now!

MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Work Place.

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