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BJC HealthCare

MSW Hospice Social Worker

Healthcare

Hospice/Palliative Medicine

No

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

Join our loving team of hospice and palliative care professionals in assessing goals of care and helping to attain those goals through partnering with the team and outside agencies while providing direct services. Be a part of providing peaceful and dignified end of life care.

Schedule

M-F 8a-4:30p

5 weekends per year

Cell phone and laptop are provided.

Mileage reimbursement at current IRS rate - currently $.65.5 per mile past the distance to the home office.


Overview

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BJC Home Care offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs.


BJC Home Care provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.

Hospice, the final stage of BJC's continuum of care, is a special kind of caring for patients with a life-limiting illness. Services are provided in the comfort of the patient's home or skilled nursing facility. The Hospice staff are sensitive to the physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill adult and pediatric patients and their families. We provide a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals and volunteers, specially trained in symptom management, pain control, counseling and bereavement services for the dying. Our Hospice services include alternative therapies such as music, art and massage therapy. Our Hospice programs provide palliative care by helping patients manage their pain and symptoms while living their lives with daily peace and dignity.


Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Under direction of a physician, assists patients and their families in their residences to adapt and plan an interdisciplinary approach to treating the patient-family system.

Responsibilities

Consults with patients, families and staff regarding goals of care, end of life issues and palliative needs.Provides direct clinical services to patients and families.Plans and implements social work services on assigned clinical service or unit in collaboration with the healthcare team.Collaborates with community human service agencies to meet the needs of patients, families, and the hospital.

Minimum Requirements

Education

Master's Degree - Social Work

Experience

No Experience

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

Valid Driver's License

Preferred Requirements

Experience

2-5 years

Licenses & Certifications

Lic Clinical Social Worker
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer