Job type full-time
Full job description
Come work with missoula`s premier home health employer.
If you are questioning your healthcare career because of the impact of the pandemic, working conditions, or the work/life balance you have been unable to find, we want to talk to you! we are looking for a very special person to join our team.
Partners in home care is the premier home health agency in montanaWith a staff complement of 200 strong, we serve a radius of 100 miles around missoula with a broad array of professional healthcare including nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work and bereavement supportOur programs encompass home health, hospice (the largest hospice in the community), home infusion, home medical equipment (including home modifications for those who want to age-in-place) and hcbs (the medicaid “waiver” program that supports those who wish to live with independence).
When you are ready to consider working for an agency that puts the patient at the center of healthcare, give us a chance to tell you more about partners in home careSend us your letter of interest and resume and we’ll be in touch to chat.
We offer the following benefits to our employees:
Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance (that`s affordable!)
Extensive paid leave (including paid holidays!)
401k with company match
Continuing education stipend
We provide laptop, cell phone, and other equipment and supplies
We pay for travel time between patients and charting time
The hospice social worker enables hospice clients and their families to deal more effectively with the psychosocial implications of their illnesses through counseling, education and referrals to community resourcesGeographic territory could cover lake, mineral and/or missoula counties.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Assesses and evaluates social and emotional factors of hospice clients and their families.
Counsels clients and families on the adjustment to terminal illnesses and end-of-life issues.
Instructs on availability of, and provides referrals to, appropriate community resources.
May provide grief and bereavement counseling to clients and their families.
Provides pertinent information related to the psychosocial status of clients and their families to hospice case managers and other social workers.
Facilitates groups pertaining to end-of-life.
Attends interdisciplinary team meetings as necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications include a current msw or lcsw from an accredited institution, a valid driver’s license, appropriate auto insurance, and reliable transportationHigh speed internet needed for remote workOne year of previous experience as a social worker in a medical setting preferredWorking knowledge of medicare/medicaid regulations, death and grief issues, conditions of participation and community resources.