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Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Hospice

Job ID SCAH-2105252 Date Posted 04/07/2021 Location Alameda, California Schedule/Shift Full Time/ Day
Position Overview:

The Medical Social Worker provides counseling and supportive services to the patient, their family, caregivers, and SCAH staff. This position assesses the social and emotional factors related to the patient's illness and evaluates the psychosocial response to treatment and level of adjustment in alignment with SCAH, mission, goals and objectives .  This position interprets to the family, patient, physician, and staff, the social and emotional factors related to illness, financial and community resources.  



Qualifications:
Education/Licensure/Certification
Master's degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education - required
BLS - required
Automobile Insurance - required
Drivers License, Valid and in State DL Number - required

Experience
One year of experience as an MSW in a health care setting is strongly preferred
Home Health experience preferred.

Skills and Knowledge
Understanding of psychosocial implications of illness, hospice and/or home care death and dying issues.
Knowledge and understanding of individual development and human behavior as it relates to the effects of illness; and of the influence of culture on health care.
Ability to maintain harmonious constructive working relationships with internal and external customers (patients, families, members of the interdisciplinary team, clerical and management staff, physicians and community resources).


Organization: Sutter Care at Home
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Rotating
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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