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Home Care Social Worker
Full Time, Northeast Team

Department: Home Care
Reports to: Director of Social Work and Grief Care Services
Depending on licensure, starting rate: $52,000 annually

You can make a difference every day as part of Angela Hospice’s exceptional team. Angela Hospice was founded 35 years ago, rooted on values of respect, dignity, and compassion – and that caring vision extends not only to the patients and families we care for, but to our team members, colleagues, and the community.

We’re looking for a Home Care Social Worker who shares this vision.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes admissions procedures, including eligibility, referral procedures, intake, initial assessment, and special admissions.
  • Participates in developing the plan of treatment for each patient/family, both as a consultant and also as a team member actively involved in providing direct services.
  • Assists members of the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) to understand significant social and emotional factors related to patient care.
  • Assesses financial problems aggravated by stress or illness, and refers for financial assistance, as needed.
  • Visits patient/family to provide counseling and support.
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed.
  • Assists patient/families to develop advance directives.
  • Assists families as needed with funeral planning.
  • Utilizes existing community resources to assist patient/family.
  • Serves as a resource for members of the Hospice team about services available in the community for meeting the psychosocial/economic needs of the patient, and acts as a liaison person between social agencies and the Hospice team when requested.
  • Maintains current documentation in patient’s records of planning, consultation and services.

What You Bring

  • Graduate of an accredited institution, MSW, or equivalent education/training required from an accredited institution in social work and bereavement services
  • Current licensure in the State of Michigan, LMSW, LLMSW
  • Previous hospice experience preferred

Please note: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for staff within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities. This policy applies to Angela Hospice and our employees.