Hospice Social Worker MSW, LMSW

Merrillville, Indiana, United States Full-time

Social Worker/Case Manager

 

Providence Hospice offers services to clients and their families at end of life, whether that is the last day, week, month or year.  As a social worker you will have the privelage of caring for these families in their homes, nursing homes and assisted livings.  

 

Description

The primary purpose of your job position is to evaluate client and family needs and support them through the end stages of life and to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis.             

Summary of essential job functions

  • Emotional support of families and clients
  • DME ordering and planning discharges from hospitals and/or nursing homes
  • Visiting patients and families on a weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly basis to provide ongoing counseling and support as patients are transitioning and dealing with end of life issues.  

Qualifications

  • License in social work required in the State of Indiana
  • License in social work for both Illinois and Indiana preferred
  • Masters degree in social work 
  • Minimum of 1 year Hospice experience required

 

EOE 

Benefits

All full time PLS employees are eligible for the following:

  • Major medical insurance with five options
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic life insurance
  • Long term disability
  • Voluntary term life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plans
  • Credit union
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flex spending account
  • Vacation pay, sick pay and holiday schedule
  • Mileage Reimbursement