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Senior Social Worker, Hospice (Part-Time Days) - Abington Jefferson - 9229705 at Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health

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Type: Part Time
Location: Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

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Senior Social Worker, Hospice (Part-Time Days) - Abington Jefferson

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Montgomery County, PA

Full/Part Time


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Under the direction of the Medical Social Work Supervisor, assists patients/families with psychosocial problems, which contribute to or are influenced by impairment of health, physical handicap and the adjustments necessary in medical care; and to help them deal with these problems in such a way that they may realize their fullest possible physical and social functioning. The Home Care Social Worker will provide service to clients of all ages.


Part-time (20 hours/wk); Variable to accomodate part-time employment 8:30am--5:00pm.

Minimum one to two years experience in a related health care agency is required. Home care experience preferred but not required. Masters Degree in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the council on Social Work Education. Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices of social service with ability to plan, organize, instruct and coordinate. Ability to communicate and coordinate efforts with other health disciplines for enhancement of health delivery services to patients.

This position follows the driving policy of Abington Jefferson Health which requires one to have a valid driver s license and reliable transportation. Current auto insurance with proof of coverage required. Must possess a driving record free from major violations within the past five years, and maintain an acceptable driving record with no major violations in accordance with Motor Vehicle Regulations and Abington-Jefferson s Health auto insurance policy.

Conditions of Employment

Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state-of-the-art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nation s best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet-to-be-imagined careers.

As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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