VNA Health Group

Social Worker -Pediatric

Job Locations US-NJ-Essex County
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/22/2024 12:35 PM)
ID
2023-8355
# of Openings
1
Type
Regular Part-Time (15hrs/week)
Category
Social Work

Overview

The VNA Health Group

A proud past. A compelling future.

A future that includes you.

 

For over 110 years, the VNA Health Group has served the needs of home health and hospice patients in our communities. In that time, we’ve grown to become an organization of 2500 dedicated employees in three states, a leader and innovator in health care, and an award-winning organization. For the last three years, we’ve been a certified Best Place to Work ®, we’ve been recognized by Fortune Magazine as a top provider for aging services, and many of our leaders have been awarded with distinction for their contributions to health care.

 

As a VNAHG employee, you’ll not only be joining a winning organization, but one that will help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

 

If this sounds like a future you’d like to be a part of, read on!

 

 

Position Summary:

 

We are currently looking for a Licensed Social Worker to join our team. The person in this role provides psychotherapeutic counseling and support to hospice patients and families, with a particular emphasis on those experiencing psychosocial and/or interpersonal conflict as well as to our pediatric hospice unit and children’s bereavement programming.

Responsibilities

Principal Responsibilities:

1. Supports organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers
2. Administers initial and ongoing psychosocial assessments and consultations of hospice patients and their families to determine their strengths, issues of concern, and treatment goals
3. Consults with interdisciplinary hospice team to discuss and evaluate the plan of care for each hospice patient and family, including review of clinical goals and treatment plans.
4. Advocates for hospice patients and their families to assist them in obtaining appropriate care and access to resources aimed at increasing their quality of life among interdisciplinary team, hospitals, long term care facilities, and community organizations.
5. Adheres to the organization’s policy and procedure on documentation
6. Participates in organizational wide QAPI program and attends agency sponsored in-service programs
7. Adheres to agency infection control and safety policies
8. Adheres to the organization’s policy in regards to absenteeism and appearance

Qualifications

Qualifications:

1. Master’s Degree in Social Work accredited by Council on Social Work Education required with current NJ LSW
2. 1+ year of supervised clinical experience in a healthcare setting; community health and/or pediatric healthcare experience preferred
3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; creative arts experience preferred
4. Excellent interpersonal skills
5. Ability to work with multiethnic and diverse socioeconomic populations; ability to speak Spanish preferred

Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Services are provided in the patient’s home in a community or facility setting

 

VNA Health Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

EEOC

VNA Health Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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