Masonic Village at Burlington, NJ
  • Burlington, NJ, USA
  • Full Time Day

Come work for the Retirement Community that the Burlington County Times ranks Best of the Best for 2021!

Acacia Hospice offers caring and dignified physical, emotional and spiritual support to our patients. We are seeking healthcare professionals committed to integrating clinical excellence with compassionate care for every patient and providing support to their family members during each unique journey.

Acacia Hospice located in Burlington Township, NJ is currently hiring a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to work FULL TIME!

What will I do?

As a Social Worker you will provide psychosocial and emotional support to terminally ill patients and their families/caregivers. Responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating all social work interventions in the patient's plan of care. Oversees the management of volunteers with the assistance of the volunteer coordinator to whom the volunteers report to directly.

Our Social Worker is responsible for the following:

  • Assures that social service/counseling activities are integrated and coordinated within hospice.
  • Delivers specific, measurable, attainable plans and objectives, which enhance social service delivery.
  • Ability to perform a psychosocial assessment and reassessment on all terminally ill patients, including pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and patients in the general population and develop interventions in the plan of care.
  • Answers questions and offers emotional support to patient and family
  • Demonstrates knowledge of clinical social work.
  • Treats patients and their families with dignity and respect. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and families.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves same in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, Director of Clinical Services and team.
  • Coordinates social services to assure patient's needs are met and hospice policy is followed.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and functions under stressful situations.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the hospice and with others.
  • Consults with other disciplines as appropriate to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Documentation meets professional standards and is timely.
  • Collaborates with the chaplain of Acacia Hospice and assists with the coordination of bereavement counseling and support programs.

  • What do I need for this role?
  • Masters Degree in Social Work from a graduate school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • At least one year of postmaster's social work experience in a health care setting.
  • Current and valid Clinical Social Work license in the state of New Jersey (LSW / LCSW)
  • Hospice experience preferred
  • Current and valid Drivers License and Insurance in the state of New Jersey
  • Personal vehicle

What makes Acacia Hospice an employer of choice?

  • We are a not-for-profit organization providing in-home care to persons residing in Burlington, Camden and Mercer counties as well as assisted living facilities, long-term care facilities and hospitals.
  • Focus on quality of care for patients and support to their families.
  • Recognizing our success depends on committed and engaged staff members, we offer a wide variety of benefits, including:
    • Professional growth including supportive management and scheduling flexibility for pursuing further education and tuition scholarships
    • 403(b) with generous employer match
    • Flex Time after completing one (1) year of service
    • Robust Wellness Program with monetary incentives
    • Employee access to the on-site Wellness Center
    • Discounts for Team Members at a variety of retailers/services including 30% discount at our Cafe 902.

Acacia Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

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