Social Worker (SW) Hospice Care

Job ID
2018-60675
Program Posting
Lathrop, CA
Regular / Temp
Regular Full-Time
Min. Exp.(Yrs)
2 yrs
Category
Allied Health/Social Services
Lathrop
95330
Official Job Title
Social Worker (SW) - Home Care
California

Overview

Excellent opportunity for Social Worker with VITAS Healthcare

  • Full Time position
  • This Social Worker position will be part of our Team located in our satellite program in Lathorp, CA.

 

The Social Worker is the member of the interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to provide diagnostic evaluations of the psychosocial problems of the patient/family unit, defining social service goals for alleviating these problems, and helping to provide both the counseling and casework needed to meet these goals.

 

 

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 

 

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Affinity Program

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two (2) years social service experience in a health-care setting or social service agency.
  • Experience as a social worker with the terminally ill and their families strongly preferred.
  • Ability to travel per job requirements.

Education

  • Master's of Social Work is required from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Licensure and/or Certification as required by the state.

Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V
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