• Social Worker - Inpatient Hospice (Madison) 32 hr/wk

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Category
    SW/Social Work
    Type
    Regular Part-Time .7-.9 FTE (benefits eligible)
    Full Time Equivalent
    .8 FTE (32 hours/week)
    On Call Responsibilities
    Yes - evening and weekend rotation wiht other social workers agency wide. Approximately 1 week night per month and 2-3 weekends per year.
    Weekend Rotation
    On-call only for agency approximately 2-3 times per year.
  • Overview

    The Agrace Social Worker position is a wonderful opportunity to help meet our mission of enhancing quality of life for those facing serious illness. This position coordinates direct and indirect patient-focused care with a dedicated and collaborative interdisciplinary team and maintains accountability for all social work practice, patient outcomes and referral to community resources.

     

    For more than 35 years, Agrace has been a nonprofit, community based health care agency dedicated to providing expert physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients and families through the stages of serious illness. Agrace Hospice is nationally recognized for the comprehensive hospice services we provide in patients' homes, the Agrace Hospice inpatient units and skilled nursing and assisted living facilities throughout south central Wisconsin and north central Illinois.

    Responsibilities

    This position ensures a patient and family centered focus while providing social work assessments, interventions, evaluations, documentation and coordination of care in an inpatient/acute care setting.

     

    The ideal candidate will be compassionate, independent, organized and enjoys a variety of patients and diagnoses. This position works primarily in the Madison Inpatient Unit but occasionally travels locally to patient homes and health care facilities.

     

    Position Details:

    • 0.8 FTE (8 shifts in 2 weeks)
    • Business Hours
    • Benefits eligible - We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, life, disability and paid time off.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, from an accredited program required; MSW, preferred.
    • Current, unrestricted Wisconsin certification in Social Work, required
    • 1 year social work experience in a health care setting, required
    • Previous experience with terminally ill, grief and/or bereavement counseling, preferred
    • Valid Wisconsin driver license and automobile insurance.  Must have access to automobile in good operating condition.
    • Ability to complete required classroom and on-the-job training within required timeframes

    Agrace HospiceCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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