Will be a core member of the team, responsibilities include providing psycho-social support and related services to patients/families experiencing life limiting and/or critical illnesses, facilitating patient-family meetings and team coordination of care while also ability to facilitate continuity of care.. Under the supervision of a social worker who meets state required standards, provides psychotherapy, counseling, and other services in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams. The social worker may also coordinate patient discharge planning, complies with required standards for medical/legal responsibilities, and serves as a resource to other allied and administrative staff within the section of Social Work. Primarily community based, limited time spent with patients who may be in respite at a Nursing Home or in the hospital.
Qualifications An MSW degree is required from an accredited Masters of Social Work Program. Needs to be licensed in the State of WI at the MSW level. Prefer 2-3 years experience in Palliative or Hospice care; at minimum, health care experience.
Additional qualifications Must have an advanced knowledge of categories in mental illness, personality development, knowledge of the types of psychiatric treatment, and skills in conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Must have knowledge in adjustment to medical diagnosis and chronic disease. Strong human relation skills are needed to interact with patients, patient'â‚¬â„¢s family members, consultants, residents, hospital personnel, community agencies, and other resources. Must also have psychosocial diagnostic skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
License or certification Licensure by applicable state requirements.
Wisconsin: Licensure at the Certified Advanced Practice Social Work (CAPSW), Certified Independent Social Work (CISW) or Licensed clinical Social Work (LCSW) level from the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.
Exemption status Exempt
Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,045.60, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible Yes
Hours / Pay period null
Site description Will work primarily in the clinic setting, however; will also be involved in the hospital setting and coordination of care into the community.
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