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Home Health & Hospice Social Worker - Full or Part-Time, Part Time.

Chillicothe, Missouri.

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Home Health & Hospice Social Worker - Full or Part-Time

  • 2799 North Washington St, Hedrick Medical Center, Chillicothe, Missouri, United States, 64601
  • Social Work
  • Part Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice is seeking a part or full-time Social Worker to join our home care and hospice team in Chillicothe, Missouri.  As a hospice and home care Social Worker, you will play an important role in the care and psychosocial wellbeing of our patients while enjoying the autonomy of setting your own workday and spending more time with those you serve. 

Shift:  We are seeking a candidate who is able to work at least 32 hours (part-time) per week, but will convert this position to 36 or 40 hours per week for a candidate interested in full-time status.

The Work:

In this Social Worker role, you will have a wide variety of interesting and challenging responsibilities to serve both hospice and home care patients.  Some of your specific responsibilities would include:

  • Providing continuum of social work services to Home Health patients.
  • Assessing the psychological social emotional cultural or financial needs that impact patient s health and recovery.
  • Providing professional social work services that utilize supportive counseling and clinical knowledge in assessing the needs of patients and families during illness crisis intervention and post discharge planning.
  • Collaborating with members of health care team in the development of a transition plan and addresses needs in a timely manner.
  • Assists patients who have a terminal diagnosis, and their families, navigate the end-of-life journey.
  • Participating in program planning and development to meet the needs of customers within the health care system and community.

Why St. Luke’s Home Hospice?

  • Working in an environment where you are supported by leadership and a team of skilled healthcare professional dedicated to providing the highest levels of care.
  • Having the autonomy to set your own schedule and flexibility to meet your personal and family needs, including late start or early ending times.
  • State of the art technology including widespread use telemonitoring to ensure positive patient outcomes.
  • Commitment to a safe and kind work environment with abundant resources.
  • Competitive pay program and top mileage reimbursement rates.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and development of your nursing and people skills.
  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all eligible employees, click here to find out more.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Driver's License - Various, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (MO) - Missouri Division of Professional Registration, Licensed Masters Social Worker (MO) - Missouri Division of Professional Registration

Master's Degree

Job Details

Part Time

Day (United States of America)

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Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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