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Social Worker (LCSW) - Palliative Care Wolfson

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Hamden
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:
Work where -every moment -matters.

Hartford HealthCare -is actively looking for a -Palliative Care Social Worker (LCSW) to join their dynamic team in New Britain, CT.

Hartford HealthCare doesn't just take great care of our patients, we take great care of our employees too. - At Hartford HealthCare, we offer:

  • Newly Revised Competitive Hourly Rates
  • Tuition Reimbursement after just 6 months of employment and up to 40% reimbursement with Quinnipiac University for colleague AND dependents
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • 401K with company match
  • Ample opportunities for advancement

    The Palliative Care -Social Worker (LCSW) will plan, organize, and implement social work services to patients and their families to assist them in meeting social and emotional problems arising in connection with illness or hospitalization.

    Key areas of responsibility

    • LCSW performs/documents psychosocial assessment
    • Supports the palliative/health care teams by facilitating/leading goals of care conversations and advance care planning with patients/families
    • Assists the Palliative Care Team in ensuring excellent patient care services, coordinating educational and outreach services, participating in quality improvement initiatives, and collaborating with other hospital departments, and outpatient and community services
    • Serves as a liaison with the hospital hospice and other community hospices, home health, and nursing homes to ensure care coordination and appropriate assignments and resource allocation to meet patient needs throughout the continuum of care
    • Coordinates palliative team efforts with appropriate hospital support departments to ensure smooth discharge planning and clear follow-up post discharge; may assist in the development of creative community or system care options for patients
    • Supports and participates in activities that promote the growth of palliative care services into the community and outpatient settings
    • Participation in the coordination and delivery of bereavement activities and services as well as other related duties as required

      Qualifications Education Requirements

      • Master's degree in Social Work (MSW)

        Minimum Requirements

        • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of CT
        • Minimum of one year of casework experience highly preferred
        • Acute care experience desired
        • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
          We take great care of careers.

          With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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