• Social Worker - Hospice Homecare 32 hr/wk (Janesville)

    Job Locations US-WI-Janesville
    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
    Weekend Rotation
    On-call rotation averages once monthly for weekends and once weekly during the work week, 5pm-8am
  • 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 HospiceCare is nationally recognized for the comprehensive hospice services we provide in patients' homes, the Agrace HospiceCare inpatient unit and skilled nursing and assisted living facilities throughout south central Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

    Responsibilities

    This position ensures a patient and family centered focus while providing social work assessments, interventions, evaluations, documentation and coordination of care.
    The ideal candidate will be compassionate, independent, organized and enjoys a variety of patients and diagnoses. This position travels locally and works in both patient homes and health care facilities.

     

    This a 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week) position which qualifies for benefits. Regular working hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with an on-call rotation that averages one weekend per month and one day per week.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, from an accredited program required; Master’s preferred.
    • Certification/Registration/Licensure: Current, unrestricted certification in Social Work.
    • 1 year paid social work experience in a health care setting required.
    • Previous experience with terminally ill, grief and/or bereavement counseling desirable.
    • Valid driver license and automobile insurance.
    • Must have access to automobile in good operating condition.

    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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