Hospice Social Worker

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Wichita, KS
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Confidential

Our Social Workers visit patients where they reside, which could include private homes, assisted living facilities, and skilled nursing facilities. Our Social Workers utilize their end-of-life knowledge and skills to provide care to patients and their families. Regular bereavement support, daily interdisciplinary communication, and weekly sharing of positives and recognition are just a few examples of how our team supports one another.ResponsibilitiesProvide wide range of psychosocial services to terminally ill patients and their families.Responsible for making contact with patient, family, and caregiver within 48 hours of admission.Regularly assess the patient and family psychosocial needs.Regularly assess the pre-bereavement/anticipatory grief needs.Implement the Plan of Care provisions to meet their needs, which include: social service goals for alleviating problems, supportive counseling, problem solving, community referrals pre-bereavement and bereavement care.Participate in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings.Provide counseling during the process of the terminal illness and at the time of death if requested.Job Type: Part-timeMedical Specialty:Hospice & Palliative MedicineWork Location: Multiple LocationsShow more