• Hospice Social Worker

    Job ID
    Social Services/Admissions
    Job Location : City
    Job Location : State
    Optage - Hospice
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Presbyterian Homes & Services - Optage Hospice is seeking a Social Worker to join its team.


    Consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services within a caring Christian environment.



    The Hospice Social Worker is responsible for developing, planning, implementing, supervising, and monitoring medical social services for hospice clients consistent with regulations and established best practices.  This position will support clients through initial and bereavement evaluations to assist in the development of a goal-directed family care plan. The Social Worker provides support through client/family advocacy, ongoing assessment and evaluation, service coordination and care planning.


    • Bachelors degree in social work from an accredited college or university.
    • Current LSW licensure from state board of social work in Minnesota.
    • Experience in geriatrics or health care related environment.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of current professional social work theory and practice.
    • Demonstrated capacity for leadership and supervision.
    • Excellent clinical assessment and documentation skills.
    • Ability to organize work flow, respond to emergencies and note detail.  Ability to maintain a high level of performance in an environment of frequent demands and changes.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of social community service delivery systems preferred.
    • Valid Minnesota Driver’s license and proof of insurance.
    • Demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Office and other common computer programs.
    • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
    • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

    About PHS

    Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.

    We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

    If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.




    PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.


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