MSW Hospice Social Worker
St. Margaret's Health in Spring Valley, Illinois is hiring for a full time Social Worker MSW for our Hospice Department. Schedule: Mon - Fri 8am - 4:30pm Aids patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties which predispose illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care; serves as a resource person to assist staff and community members in meeting psycho-social needs. Coordinates in the training of staff and volunteers related to psychosocial issues, Hospice philosophy, and stages of death and dying. Coordinates bereavement grief support groups that focus on the needs of program participants. Assists with quality improvement must include clinical record review and patient satisfaction survey. May include effectiveness of pain management, customer/agency/Doctor satisfaction surveys and any other federal/state mandates pertaining to QI activities. Requirements: Valid Illinois Drivers License required. Education Requirements: Masters Degree in social work by an accredited college required with registry certification or licensure. Previous experience in medical social service field preferred and knowledge of community resources essential. Understands Hospice philosophy, issues of death/dying. Experience in home health care and/or hospice preferred. Valid Illinois State Driver’s License & vehicle insurance.