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Social Worker

Company: Heritage Communities
Location: Peoria
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ID: ONAZDepartment: OnCare - ArizonaCommunity Location: OnCare AZ - 6775 W. Happy Valley RdCity and State: Peoria, AZHours: 32-40

"Caring for those that once cared for us is one of life's greatest honors" We are looking for a Social Worker to join us at Heritage OnCare Hospice to support our patients! Social Workers:

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group.
  • Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high risks for suicide, neglect, or abuse and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.
  • Assesses for, and educates interdisciplinary groups, on any special needs related to the culture of the patient and family.
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
  • Educates patients and families on, and assists in, the preparation of advanced directives.
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.
  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family, and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings
  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issues. Our Social Workers Must Have:
    • A graduate of a master's program in social work (MSW) accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
    • Minimum of one (1) years' experience in health care, hospice experience preferred. Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying.
    • Experience in hospice care preferred. Come Join Our Team For more information contact us at



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Keywords: Heritage Communities, Peoria , Social Worker, Healthcare , Peoria, Arizona

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