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Social Worker MSW - Volunteer Coordinator

Company: Gentiva Hospice
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Our Company:Kindred Hospice is member of the Gentiva family - an industry leader in hospice, palliative and personal home care. Our place is by the side of those who need us, offering physical, spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families so they may make the most of every moment. We believe that better care for caregivers and clinicians means better care for everyone, so we offer ongoing professional training, lower nurse-to-patient ratios, and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. Here, you'll join gifted colleagues who make a lasting difference in people's lives every day.Overview:We're looking for a Social Worker (MSW) -Volunteer Coordinator to join our team.You will report directly to the Executive Director or Administrator. You will be responsible for providing psychosocial support to the patient and family members and representing the volunteers and advocating for volunteer services.Performs psychosocial assessments, case management, education and ongoing evaluation of patients and familiesProvides social work expertise regarding changes to the patient's level of careProvides casework and service management of patients requiring information about or monitoring: Family relationships, meaning of illness to the patient and his/her family, cultural and spiritual attitudes in relationship to illness, Long term care planning (including process for placement) and advanced care planning expertiseMonitors the safety of the patient environmentSupervises all volunteer activitiesAssesses patient and family request for a volunteer and assigns volunteer as appropriateOversees volunteer trainings, maintaining of volunteer personnel files, ensures volunteer visits and timely documentationCompensation may vary within the salary range provided based on several factors including but not limited to a candidate's location, experience, education, skills, licensure, certifications and department equity. Gentiva provides associates with a comprehensive benefits and total rewards package, of which base pay is just one piece.Salary Range $52,330.00 - $97,190.00About You:Master's Degree in Social Work from a CSWE School. Licensure as required by the state in which the hospice is locatedOne year experience as a Social Worker in a healthcare and/or hospice setting is required; three to five years preferredHealthcare/hospice or volunteer administration experience preferredPrevious volunteer experience preferredClinical experience in the areas of life-threatening and chronic illness, grief and loss counseling, individual, family and group therapy. Prefer three years related clinical experience in varied multi-disciplinary settings and one year experience in a healthcare settingKnowledge of terminally ill patients and their families along with understanding of hospice and the psychosocial dynamics of illness, loss, and death; ability to apply knowledge of the special needs of hospice patient and familiesSensitivity to the impact of life and death issues face by individuals with terminal illness; tact in dealing with these patients and their families; ability to support others at a time of crisis; ability to cope with the stress of repeated lossThis role requires full COVID-19 vaccination.We Offer:Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, 401k Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, PTOOpportunity to Participate In a Fleet ProgramCompetitive SalariesMileage ReimbursementProfessional Growth and Development OpportunitiesLegalese:This is a safety-sensitive positionEmployee must meet minimum requirements to be eligible for benefitsWhere applicable, employee must meet state specific requirementsWe are proud to be an EEO employerWe maintain a drug-free workplaceLocation: Hidden (33662)

Keywords: Gentiva Hospice, Fairfield , Social Worker MSW - Volunteer Coordinator, Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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