Hospice & Palliative Care Social Worker

Posting Date February 19, 2020
Job Title Hospice & Palliative Care Social Worker
Hours FT
Overview The Hospice and Palliative Care Social Worker does assessments of the psycho-social needs of patients and family. Works closely with both the Home Care and Hospice departments to implement plan of care in the home environment. Hospice at HCS cares for those in the Keene, Charlestown and Peterborough, NH regions. This is a full-time position (30 hours per week), which is fully benefited - insurances, paid time off, and a retirement plan with a generous company match. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting in developing and implementing a plan of care to meet the psycho-social needs of clients; Actively engaging in regular, individual and group support to all social work staff; Knowing and using community resources; Participating in education programs for staff and community; Assisting with the orientation of new staff; Seeking continuing education programs to upgrade skills and maintain license where applicable; and Conveying a positive image of the agency through personal appearance, attitudes and behaviors.
Qualifications Three (3) years or more experience (must include work with death, dying, grief and bereavement) in the field of social services Master’s level Social Worker/Clinician; Able to meet Medicare and State of New Hampshire requirements for provision of medical social services to Medicare and medical recipients; Valid driver’s license. must be able and willing to learn to utilize a portable electronic field device. Must be able to manage electronic patient health information (ePHI) remote access in accordance with HCS policies and procedures.
Agency / Location Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
PO Box 564
312 Marlboro Street
Keene, NH 03431
Contact Information Chaille Cohen
Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
PO Box 564
Keene, New Hampshire 03431
Email: jobs@hcsservices.org
Website: http://www.HCSservices.org
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