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Sanford Health Hospice Social Worker - Home Health and Hospice in Mandan, North Dakota

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Facility: North Mandan Clinic
Location: Mandan, ND
Address: 910 18th St NW, Mandan, ND 58554, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00
Starting Rate: $21.50/hour and up (with creditable experience)

Department Details

Day hours with occasional calls on the weekends. Position will coordinate the hospice bereavement program and will hold Grief Sessions in the community. Will also make hospice visits in the homes and cover for Other hospice social worker.

Job Summary

The Social Worker provides supportive services/counseling on healthcare and home care programs and services. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing assistance with social, emotional and economical concerns of patients/clients/residents and families/caregivers, thus enabling them to achieve or maintain an optimal level of functioning by coordinating and planning programs. The Social Worker provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of medical situations. Coordinates healthcare programs among patients/clients/residents, families/caregivers and psychosocial and healthcare teams/communities. Demonstrates knowledge of human behavior and developmental stages.

The Social Worker responds to suspected abuse, neglect or violence in accordance with the National Association of Social Work Code of Ethics policies and procedures alongside the appropriate state laws. Develops appropriate plan of care for patients/clients/residents and families/caregivers by obtaining resources from the social, health and human services agencies. Provides referrals, current information and/or education regarding programs and services available. Demonstrates commitment to the organization by utilizing time effectively, participating in special projects/assignments and exhibiting flexibility when necessary. Demonstrates professionalism by participating in care conferences and transitional rounding, serving as an advocate. Demonstrates efficacy in critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making. Possesses written and verbal communication skills while establishing a rapport with patients/clients/residents, families/caregivers and communities and healthcare teams/communities. Displays independent judgement. Actively participates with the healthcare teams.

Depending on department may be providing social services for donors and transplant recipients.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from an accredited curriculum required. If hired prior to January 1, 2009, a bachelor’s degree in Social Work or another related field was acceptable. Healthcare and/or mental health hospital experience preferred. Must possess a license in good standing in state(s) of practice. In North Dakota:

  • Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW)

Depending on location, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six weeks of employment. Depending on position, may be required to possess multi-state licensure privilege.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Care Coordination
Req Number: R-65642
Featured: No