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Choice Hospice Medical Social Worker in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12319391

Full Job Description

Primary function is to provide coordinated care in the home to patients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling and referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family.

As a Hospice MSW, you will:

+ Assesses and completes the Comprehensive Assessment within 5 days of the patient’s election of hospice care to identify patient and family’s psycho social, financial, environmental and community needs as evidenced by POC documentation, clinical records, IDG meetings and community resource referrals.

+ Assists with advance directives, funeral planning, discharge planning, family counseling and may assist in changes in the level of care as indicated by the patient or family’s needs.

+ Use effective interpersonal relations and communication skills to achieve desirable outcomes.

+ Provides patient and family/caregiver counseling around issues of end-of-life, death, and grief.

+ Attends interdisciplinary team meetings, participates in the patient care planning process and coordinating and collaborating with the IDG to promote coordination of patient care.

+ Provides an environment which promotes respect for patients and their privacy and property.