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Hospice Social Worker

Company: Addus Healthcare
Location: Twin Falls
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Harrison's Hope Hospice began serving patients in 2006 with the belief that hospice was about more than just the medical aspect of relieving pain, it was just as much about being there emotionally for patients and families. Our mission is to provide exceptional physical, emotional, social, and spiritual support, enabling patients and their loved ones to have an end-of-life experience characterized by dignity, choice and comfort.
We are privileged to provide end-of-life care and are dedicated to doing "Whatever It takes, when it matters most." We are a caring organization whose first responsibility is to do the right thing in serving our patients. We value our team, treating them fairly and with respect while holding them accountable for performing their duties and providing exceptional patient care. We are committed to a successful future for our organization and our staff, focusing on growth, innovation, and continued learning. We are committed to acting with integrity and having a positive impact on everyone with whom we come in contact.
What We offer:

  • Great culture and team atmosphere
  • Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D, disability)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match
  • Generous time off accruals
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Merit Increases
  • Employee Discount Programs

    What You'll Do:

    • Performs the psychosocial assessment of patients and families/caregivers in the hospice program in a timely manner and ensures that identified needs are addressed in the patient's plan of care. Provides an assessment in the patient's identified residence and assistance when this is not safe, and another plan is required
    • Demonstrates exceptional service to patients, families, referral sources, co-workers, and other customers. Assist team members as needed to ensure that this level of service is consistently provided
    • Counsels patient and family/ caregivers and staff as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties
    • Provides accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care
    • Provides assistance with applications for Supplemental Security Income, Hospice, Medicaid, and Medicaid Waiver. Obtains resources from community social, health, pharmaceutical and welfare agencies to assist in meeting patient/family needs
    • Serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies


      • Social Work Degree

        • Bachelor's degree in Social Work; Master's degree preferred.

        • Current State Licensure in Social Work

          • Idaho: LSW, LMSW, or LCSW

          • Minimum of one year's experience in health care or hospice setting
          • Maintains a current CPR certification
          • Valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required


Keywords: Addus Healthcare, Twin Falls , Hospice Social Worker, Healthcare , Twin Falls, Idaho

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