Amara Hospice Care -
Amara Hospice Care Social Workers perform the
social services section of the assessment process; including but
not limited to, completing the psych-social assessment, educating
the patient and family about the Hospice benefit and gathering
Develops a plan of care with the interdisciplinary team, the
patient and the family to deal with personal, financial and
environmental difficulties experienced by the patient.
Assists the Interdisciplinary team to understand the
significance of social, emotional and financial factors related to
the patient's care.
Assesses and reassesses social, emotional and financial factors
in order to help the patient and family cope with problems related
to the patient's lie limiting illness.
Identifies and utilizes community and family resources to assist
with the patients plan of care. Develops, prepares and maintains
clinical documentation with accuracy, timelines and according to
Must be an LSW in the state of MI,
One year hospice experience
Willing to travel
Be familiar with the territory
Per Diem can eventually become a full time position.
Hours 8:30-4:30 Monday thru Friday.
Willing to work On-call hours.
Must work independently but also work well within an
The Amara Hospice Care goal is to provide
end-of-life care and supportive services for patients and their
families, and to enhance their quality of life. Our hospice team is
dedicated to promoting a state of serenity of mind, body and soul
for our patients and their families by collaborating with families
to provide quality and compassionate hospice care.
The Social Worker is responsible for assessing the spiritual and
religious needs of patients and their families, arrange for the
provision of spiritual and religious support in accordance with
their wishes, and supporting families in the bereavement process.
Must have a minimum of one Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) unit.
Prior Hospice experience is preferred. This position requires
travel and covers Ocean County and surrounding areas.
Minimum of one year supervised experience in a medical,
educational or religious agency/institution.
Ability to provide an inter-faith approach to spiritual care
demonstrating a high level of cultural and theological competence
in working with diverse faith and belief systems.
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills,
presentation skills, and teaching skills.
Computer skills: Word, email, patient database charting,
Must have a reliable vehicle, valid drivers license, and the
minimum state required liability auto insurance.
Demonstrated commitment to Serenity Hospices philosophy of care,
values, mission statement and organizational culture.
Amara Hospice Care provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to
all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall,
transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and