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HORIZON HOME CARE & HOSPICE INC Social Worker Hospice in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: To some people, home is a place. To others, it's a feeling. To us, it's whatever our patients need it to be, wherever they are. Horizon is a home care and hospice provider built on a foundation of care that celebrates the human spirit and the desire for security, comfort and compassion. We make a loving difference in the lives of our patients and families in offering our wide breadth of services. Our expertise is second to none, allowing us to give our patients the best care available. OurHospice teamis looking for a compassionate, personableHospice Social Worker to join our Hospice Team for the Waukesha County service area. As part of an interdisciplinary Hospice team, the Hospice Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of caries social work services to Hospice patients and their families. The purpose of this position is to provide initial psychosocial evaluations, ongoing psychosocial counseling, directs casework services, bereavement services, and community education outreach and referral. Additionally you will: Make home visits and conduct case conferences with other staff members. Perform comprehensive psychosocial, financial and bereavement assessments, assist in the development and implementation of goal directed family care plans and follow up with clinical intervention. Provide assistance with long-range planning. Respond to referrals by internal and external sources in a timely fashion. Assume the active role of advocate for the patient/family; facilitate open communication between patient, family unit, physician and interdisciplinary staff on a regular basis and in a timely fashion. Provide short-term crisis intervention and individual/family counseling. Identify potentially complicated grief process in family or significant others and develop a plan of care which reflects incorporation of current, valid research findings to establish appropriate interventions to meet client needs. Horizon Offers Our Hospice Social Workers: Competitive Pay & Mileage Reimbursement Comprehensive Benefit Package that includes Health, Dental, Vision Insurance Retirement Savings Plan, including an Employer Match Extensive orientation program to help you succeed in your new role Career development & advancement, Tuition Reimbursement Paid Time Off, Wellness Program and... For full info follow application link. Horizon Home Care and Hospice, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, we maintain an affirmative action program through which we take good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, Vietnam era veterans, and other protected veterans. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: