• Social Worker (SW) Hospice Care

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/13/2018 4:25 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-63793
    Program Posting
    Sacramento Valley
    Regular / Temp
    Regular Full-Time
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    2
    Category
    Allied Health/Social Services
    Location
    Sacramento
    Zip Code
    95833
    Official Job Title
    Social Worker (SW) - Nursing Home
    State
    California
  • Overview

    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. 

     

    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.

     

     

     

    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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