Hospice Social Worker-LGSW or LCSW-C – Weekend Visits

7 days left

Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
May 26, 2017
Closes
Jun 30, 2017
Hours
Part Time

General Overview:

Our hospice program has a part-time opening for a Weekend Visit LGSW or LCSW-C Social Worker.  The candidate will work 8 hours each Saturday and Sunday or alternating weekends.  For nearly 30 years, our hospice has offered a wide range of home-based quality medical and support services, from symptom and pain management to emotional and spiritual guidance for patients and their families.  We are the hospice in the community to turn to for exceptional end-of-life care that supports dignity and comfort for individuals, provides peace of mind to families, and honors cultural traditions and customs. 

Functions:

  • Provides social work services to assigned clients/family in their place of residence
  • Assists families with identification of available community/agency resources and makes referrals as appropriate
  • The ideal candidate will be adept at working independently within a highly collaborative interdisciplinary staff
  • This is a great opportunity for a social worker with excellent communication, organization, and computer skills who can provide exceptional professional services 

    Position Qualifications:

    Qualified candidates will possess:

  • An active State of Maryland LGSW or LCSW-C license
  • A minimum of one year of experience in a hospice program
  • A current driver’s license
  • Reliable transportation
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    Location:

    Rockville, MD  20850

    Apply Now:

    Please submit the following application materials to careers@jssa.org:

  • Cover letter with salary requirements
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 supervisory references

    About JSSA:

    The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping people across the Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. A nonsectarian provider, we serve people of all religious backgrounds, races and ethnicities, helping the youngest child to the most fragile senior, from individuals to entire families. JSSA provides services and support to nearly 31,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, specialized employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services. 

    We are a growing Agency and strive to be an Employer of Choice.  As such we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development.  We pride ourselves on our mission to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  AA/M/F/D.  Learn more about us at www.jssa.org

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