Job Opportunity: Social Worker (Medical) – LGSW, LCSW

General Overview:
Our hospice program has an opening for a LGSW or LCSW-C Social Worker. For nearly 30 years, our hospice has offered a wide range of home-based quality medical and support services, from symptom and pain management to emotional and spiritual guidance for patients and their families. We are the hospice in the community to turn to for exceptional end-of-life care that supports dignity and comfort for individuals, provides peace of mind to families, and honors cultural traditions and customs.

Functions:

  • Provide social work services to clients/family in their place of residence, to include evaluation, psychosocial assessment and reassessment of emotional factors impacting the client/family’s ability to cope, formulating and implementing a plan of care, and providing crisis intervention
  • Attend Hospice admissions with Admissions Nurse, coordinating accompanying intake documentation
  • Assist families with identification of available community/agency resources and make referrals as appropriate
  • Enter all relevant information into the EMR
  • This is a great opportunity for a social worker with excellent communication, organization, and computer skills who can provide exceptional professional service

Position Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Be adept at working independently within a highly collaborative interdisciplinary staff
  • An active State of Maryland LGSW or LCSW-C license
  • A minimum of one year of experience in a hospice program or related experience with geriatric population
  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Reliable transportation to make visits within Montgomery County

Location:
Rockville, MD

Apply Now:
Please submit the following application materials to careers@jssa.org:
• Cover letter with salary requirements
• Resume
• Contact information for 3 supervisory references

About JSSA:
The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping people across the Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. A nonsectarian provider, we serve people of all religious backgrounds, races and ethnicities, helping the youngest child to the most fragile senior, from individuals to entire families. JSSA provides services and support to nearly 31,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, specialized employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services.

We are a growing Agency and strive to be an Employer of Choice. As such we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. We pride ourselves on our mission to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. AA/M/F/D. Learn more about us at www.jssa.org

 

 

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