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Full-Time

Hospice Medical Social Worker

Posted on 5/4/2024

Mission Healthcare

Mission Healthcare

201-500 employees

Provides home health, hospice, transitional care services

Junior, Mid, Senior

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Category
Healthcare Administration & Support
Nursing & Allied Health Professionals
Medical, Clinical & Veterinary
Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Graduate of a Master’s program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Must posses a Masters in Social Work degree from a school accredited by the council on Social Work Education and clinical experience relevant to the psychosocial needs of patients and families
  • Minimum of one (1) years’ experience in health care, hospice, experience preferred
  • Experience in hospice care preferred
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is good working order
Responsibilities
  • Assesses the psychological status of patients and families/caregivers
  • Provides an assessment in the patients identified residence and assistance when this is not safe
  • Carries out the social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns
  • Counsels patient and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties
  • Provides crisis intervention when necessary
  • Assists family and patient in planning for funeral arrangements, financial, legal, and health care decision responsibilities

Mission Healthcare offers personalized skilled home health, hospice, and transitional care services using cutting-edge technology to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to over 30,000 patients across 33 West Coast locations.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

San Diego, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

12%
INACTIVE