Signature Service Medical Social Worker-Hospice in Central Point, Oregon
Full-Time 30 Hospice Medical Social Worker
Signature Hospice - 834 South Front St - Central Point, Oregon 97502
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The Hospice Medical Social Worker is responsible for assessing the psychosocial status of patients, families, and/or caregivers related to the patient’s terminal illness and environment.
Communicate assessment findings to the RN and other members of the interdisciplinary group, ensuring their understanding of significant social and emotional factors related to patients’ health problems and death and dying issues.
Carry out social evaluations and plan interventions based on evaluation of findings.
Counsel patient, family, and/or caregivers in relation to stress and other identified coping difficulties.
Serve as a liaison between patients and their support group and the community, providing information and referral services as resources to them.
Participate in the development of the individualized plan of care, attend group meetings, and maintain clinical records pertaining to social work.
Master’s Degree in Social Work.
Minimum 1 year experience in Social Work in a healthcare setting.
Current CPR Certification.
Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients of this type.
Must possess the ability to work independently without supervision.
Effective problem-solver and use good judgment in difficult situations.
Must possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
Please apply on line for this position here:
Signature Services – Regional Recruiter
Tel: 503-607-0614 |C: 971-264-8367 | F: 1-866-415-6242
Hospice | Home Health | Home Care
Days of the week working: M-F
External Company Name: Northwest Hospice, LLC