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Full Time Hospice Medical Social Worker 49742 Job

Company name
Gentiva Health Services, Inc

Location
Reno, NV

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I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.

Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence - that's how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals, our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.

Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva

, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.

We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each patient we serve.

As a Hospice Medical Social Worker

, you will:

Provide wide range of psychosocial services to terminally ill patients and their families.

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.

Regularly re-evaluate the patient's and family's psychosocial needs.

Required Skills:

Qualifications

Master's Degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Minimum of two year social work experience in a healthcare setting or social services agency

Current Social Worker license

Hospice experience a plus

Knowledge of and ability to obtain community resources (information and referral, state/federal financial programs and eligibility requirements, etc.).

Understand Hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying

Strong organizational and communication skills

Required Experience:

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent

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Company info

Gentiva Health Services, Inc
Website : http://www.gentiva.com

Company Profile
At Gentiva, our care is defined by our clinical expertise and the compassion we deliver every day – one patient at a time. The Gentiva family of companies has been bringing great healthcare home for 40 years. Our nurses, therapists and other healthcare professionals are dedicated to improving the quality of life for those we serve through the delivery of clinical excellence, extraordinary service and compassionate care, while being recognized as the leader in home health, hospice and community care services. Each year, we provide home care services to more than 350,000 patients from more than 490 community locations nationwide. Our full range of clinical services includes: Skilled nursing Physical, occupational and speech-language therapy Cardiac and pulmonary care Neurorehabilitation Wound care Disease and pain management Medication management and education Patient education to promote self-management Treatment for balance problems that can lead to fall risks Hospice services, including help with physical, emotional and spiritual needs

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