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Social Worker

Company: Hope Healthcare
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

All Social Work is special, but the Hope PACE program is one-of-a-kind. What makes us different? Explore everything that's meaningful to the people in your care. Help provide state-of-the-art medical care to keep seniors living safely at home - while offering practical, social, and emotional support for the entire family. Our all-inclusive care includes everything from transportation to nutritious meals, games, activities, and socialization. You can witness the transformation of our participants firsthand and celebrate the difference you've made in their lives. Become part of an extraordinary team. The most caring and compassionate people are called to work at Hope. You'll form deep connections and lifelong bonds with a special group of people who share an unparalleled commitment to caring. Responsibilities of the Hope PACE Social Worker Responsible for the direct social work case management services to PACE participants. Provides social services support to include participant screening, case management, counseling, and referral. Participate in the Interdisciplinary Team's initial assessments, care planning and on going re-evaluations of participant's case. Maintain current written case management records, including periodic reassessments of program participants. Provide individual and family counseling, develop and lead group counseling and activities. Refer participants to appropriate community agencies or facilities, act as a liaison with such organizations and as advocate for participants. Encourage effective relationships amongst staff geared to the building and maintenance of a cohesive team. Consult with and advise staff members as to the relationship of social, emotional and cultural factors to health and medical care, and as to the availability of social services in the community. Participate in program and policy development of the social work component of the program Hope PACE Social Worker Job Requirements Master's degree in Social Work 1 year elder care experience preferred. Two years related health care experience desirable. Must also be licensure eligible for LCSW and have computer skills. Daily travel required to either patient homes or PACE Centers. Monday thru Friday, Days - some evenings may be occasionally necessary. Discover Hope PACE Hope PACE is a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. To learn more about the unique type of care we provide, please visit Important Note: To apply for this job, you must visit our job portal at Over the past four decades, hundreds of people have discovered that the choice to work at Hope was far more rewarding than they had ever imagined. Competitive Salary and PTO: Generous compensation, pay increases, employer-paid retirement plan contributions, maximum potential of 36 days of PTO per year with full sell-back of unused hours Comprehensive Benefits: Choice of three medical plans, dental benefits, short-term and long-term disability plans, life insurance, and much more Continuing Education and Tuition Assistance: Online and in-person options provided at no charge for licensure requirements, up to $2,500 of assistance for job-related degrees or courses Staff Recognition and Emotional Support: Special Acknowledgment of work anniversaries and national recognition days, gifts for milestone celebrations, customized gifts for births, weddings, and personal events, confidential counseling through Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided at no charge About Us Hope Healthcare is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to comfort for everyone in need. We began providing volunteer-based hospice care in 1979 and were licensed by the state of Florida in 1984. In the following decades, our mission expanded to include palliative, pediatric, and all-inclusive senior care as well as other supportive services and grief counseling. Today, we serve more than 4,000 people and their families every day throughout Southwest Florida with a variety of innovative programs and community services. Our comprehensive model of care has garnered the attention of health care agencies, policymakers, and associations around the country. Hope Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Hope Healthcare, Fort Myers , Social Worker, Healthcare , Fort Myers, Florida

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