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Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Hospice

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Roseville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

**Organization:**SCAH-Sutter Care at Home - Valley**Position Overview:**Acts as an advocate and helps clients gain access to resources during bereavement including grief counseling or other mental health services for patients. Exercises sound judgment, and developed skills to assist patients and families in coping with the emotional issues and practical arrangements related to a patient's diagnosis. Gains confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers through competent patient assessment, attentive monitoring and care, and effective communication. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care. May also be responsible for performing specific procedures and/or teaching duties.**Job Description** :**EDUCATION**+ Master's: Social Work or related field or equivalent education/experience**CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE**+ MSW-Medical Social Worker**SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE**+ In depth understanding of the implications of illness, hospice and/or home care death and the dynamics of grief.+ Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.+ Demonstrates working knowledge of resources and treatment centers including mental health and substance abuse services and facilities.+ Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.+ Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.+ General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook), electronic health records (EHR).+ Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.+ Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.+ Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.+ Ensure the privacy of each patient's protected health information (PHI).+ Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.**License/Certifications:**AUTO-Automobile Insurance - N/A, BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, DL-California Drivers Class C - State Department of Motor Vehicles, Licensed Social Worker - California Department of Consumer Affairs**Education:**Master's (Required)**Job Shift:**Days**Schedule:**Part Time**Shift Hours:**8**Days of the Week:**Variable**Weekend Requirements:**Rotating Weekends**Benefits:**Yes**Unions:**No**Position Status:**Non-Exempt**Weekly Hours:**40**Employee Status:**Regular**Number of Openings:**1This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Roseville , Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Hospice, Healthcare , Roseville, California

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