Atlantic Health System is currently seeking a Full-time Social Worker, within the Atlantic Homecare & Hospice division to be available to work 8a-4p and week-end hours as needed.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities of Position:
Atlantic Visiting Nurse is looking for a dynamic and team oriented individual to become part of their team. This person will: Perform comprehensive psychosocial assessments Identify behaviors and issues that affect coping at the end of life Identify issues that may have an impact on the safety of patients and families Identify the availability of support systems to meet patient/family goals Identify bereavement risks and communicates these appropriately Embraces a team approach and collaborates with other disciplines in the development of the plan of care Counsel patients and families in strategies to cope with issues of loss and terminal illness and participate with other disciplines in family conferences Provide referrals to appropriate community services Facilitate movement between levels of hospice care Maintains high standards of professional practice Maintain current knowledge of community resources and eligibility requirements Maintain knowledge of hospice Medicare benefit and other insurance coverage Participate in the agency's Performance Improvement program Participate in utilization review activities Participate in community education and outreach
Minimum Education Required:
Master's in Social Work from an accredited school of social work
Minimum Experience Required:
NJ Social Work License LSW or LCSW required.
1-2 years' experience in hospice/ palliative or geriatric care preferred Expertise in community resources Excellent customer service and communication skills Knowledgeable regarding Hospice Conditions of Participation preferred
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 13th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.