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Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Hospice Job in Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Title :

Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Hospice

Company :

Sutter Health

Location :

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Date Acquired : 10/4/2019 7:28:02 PM
Date Updated : 11/18/2019 6:09:53 AM
**Position Overview:**

The Medical Social Worker provides counseling and supportive services to the patient, their family, caregivers, and SCAH staff. This position assesses the social and emotional factors related to the patient's illness and evaluates the psychosocial response to treatment and level of adjustment in alignment with SCAH, mission, goals and objectives . This position interprets to the family, patient, physician, and staff, the social and emotional factors related to illness, financial and community resources.

**Qualifications:**

**Education/Licensure/Certification**

Master's degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education - required

BLS - required

Automobile Insurance - required

Drivers License, Valid and in State DL Number - required

**Experience**

One year of experience as an MSW in a health care setting is strongly preferred

Home Health experience preferred.

**Skills and Knowledge**

Understanding of psychosocial implications of illness, hospice and/or home care death and dying issues.

Knowledge and understanding of individual development and human behavior as it relates to the effects of illness; and of the influence of culture on health care.

Ability to maintain harmonious constructive working relationships with internal and external customers (patients, families, members of the interdisciplinary team, clerical and management staff, physicians and community resources).

**Organization:** Sutter Care at Home

**Employee Status:** Regular

**Benefits:** Yes

**Position Status:** Non-Exempt

**Union:** No

**Job Shift:** Day

**Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift

**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday

**Weekend Requirements:** Other

**Schedule:** Full Time

**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 64

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.