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PRN Hospice Social Worker

Apply Job ID PRNHO003153 Date posted 9/21/2022

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Description

Varied schedule: Provide 64 hours monthly; Monday - Friday 8am - 5 pm. May assist Home, ALF or LTC teams.

The Social Worker plays a key role in Tidewell’s mission to treat the whole person by enhancing the quality of life and promoting well-being for patients, families and caregivers. Helping a patient and family prepare for the end of life is one of the most important aspects of the dying process. The Social Worker assesses a patient’s and family’s ability to cope with psychosocial, emotional, economic, environmental and cultural factors that come with terminal illness and death.

The Social Worker also conducts individual counseling and crisis intervention and offers input on fiscal, legal and health care decisions in support of the patient’s and family’s spiritual and cultural beliefs. After death, the Social Worker provides bereavement information, education and support for the patient’s family members and/or caregivers.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Required to have one of the following credentials:
    1. Licensed in the State of Florida in one of the following
    2. Social Work (LCSW) or
    3. Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or
    4. Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or
    5. Has applied for one of the above licenses and will be licensed in the State of Florida within 90 days of hire

    OR

    1. License eligible (Registered Intern) in the State of Florida in one of the following:
    2. Social Work (RCSWI) or
    3. Mental Health Counselor (RMHCI) or
    4. Marriage and Family Therapist (RMFTI) or
    5. Has applied for one of the above licenses and will be licensed as a registered intern in the State of Florida within 90 days of hire

    OR

    1. Hired into this job prior to 1/1/23 and has a minimum of a master’s degree in either Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy.
    2. For Bereavement roles only, a master’s in divinity is also an acceptable option
    3. This category is only for colleagues hired in at this level prior to 1/1/23
    4. This does not include colleagues who had attained and are no longer licensed or license eligible

    At least one year of social work/counseling experience in a healthcare setting (the one-year Masters level internship would meet this requirement).

  • Valid Florida State Driver’s License
  • The ability to type 25 wpm is highly preferred. Must receive a passing grade on a pre-employment computer literacy evaluation.
  • For field-based positions, employees must have reliable transportation which will enable them to perform tasks and responsibilities in a timely and appropriate fashion. Must provide proof of valid automobile insurance, a copy of which will be placed in the employee’s HR file.
  • Empath Health values diversity as it strengthens our community and care. We embrace the diversity of cultures, thoughts, beliefs and traditions of our employees, volunteers and people we are honored to serve across our network. Our diverse staff reflects our community and each day, we work to be respectful, sensitive and competent with each other and those in our care. In every journey, we are dedicated to achieving comfort, dignity and exceptional care. Those of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply with us or seek our care and services.

    Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees.

    Providing compassionate, full life care is an honor we take seriously at Empath Health. Join our team and make a positive impact in the community!

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