Hospice Buffalo
  • Social Work
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Days with on call rotation.

The majority of our patients prefer to receive hospice and palliative care at home to maintain their independence and live their lives to the best of their ability. Symptoms are managed so that the patient can live a full life with the support of family and friends and the comforts of home.

A Hospice Home Care Social Worker provides clinical social work services to patients and families utilizing a variety of modalities, and in accordance with State/Federal regulations. The social worker is an integral member of the interdisciplinary team and acts as a consultant for psychosocial aspects of coping with illness.

QUALIFICATIONS

Master's Degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and the NYS Education Department. NY State license and current registration required. Training or clinical counseling experience, at least one year in home care or a health related field required. Experience with community resources/agency systems needed. Strong clinical skills needed in the areas of assessment, lifestyle change, crisis intervention, problem resolution and coping issues, long-term planning, community resource coordination/information/referrals, and in patient/family/agency advocacy. Proficiency in oral and written communications is essential. Spanish speaking helpful.

A valid New York State drivers license and a car available for use when on-duty.

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