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Social Worker

"Caring for those that once cared for us is one of life's greatest honors"

We are looking for a Social Worker to join us at Heritage OnCare Home Health and Hospice to support our patients!

Social Workers:

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group.
  • Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high risks for suicide, neglect, or abuse and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.
  • Assesses for, and educates interdisciplinary groups, on any special needs related to the culture of the patient and family.
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
  • Educates patients and families on, and assists in, the preparation of advanced directives.
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.
  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family, and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings
  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issues.

Our Social Workers Have:

  • A graduate of a master's program in social work (MSW) accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Minimum of one (1) years' experience in health care, hospice experience preferred. Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying.
  • Experience in hospice care preferred.

Come Join Our Team

For more information contact us at

Apply@Heritage-Communities.com

OR

Call us at: 402-578-0789

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Social Worker

Heritage Communities
Omaha, NE
Full time

Published on 08/05/2022

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