RN / Hospice Job in Gainesville, Georgia
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: May 16, 2022
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers
compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their
homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal
assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and
palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to
deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients
and their families.
We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve.
As a Hospice Licensed Medical (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social
Worker (LCSW), you will:
Provide wide range of psychosocial services to terminally ill
patients and their families.
Responsible for making contact with patient, family, and caregiver
within 48 hours of admission.
Psychosocial must become part of patients chart within 24 hours of
Regularly assess the patient and family psychosocial needs.
Regularly assess the pre-bereavement/anticipatory grief needs.
Implement the Plan of Care provisions to meet their needs, which
include: social service goals for alleviating problems, supportive
counseling, problem solving, community referrals pre-bereavement
and bereavement care.
Regularly re-evaluate the patients and familys psychosocial
Participate in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings.
Assist with making funeral arrangements if requested.
Provide counseling during the process of the terminal illness and
at the time of death if requested.
Masters Degree from a school of social work accredited by the
Council on Social Work Education
Minimum of two year social work experience in a healthcare setting
or social services agency
Current Social Worker license
Hospice experience a plus
Knowledge of and ability to obtain community resources (information
and referral, state/federal financial programs and eligibility
Understand Hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying
Strong organizational and communication skills
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