VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

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Social Worker (SW) Hospice Care Per Diem Weekends

at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Status: Part Time,On Call
Job Reference #: 72253
Keywords: healthcare

Job Description

  • Posted Date6 months ago(4/25/2019 11:33 AM)
    Job ID
    Program Posting
    Sacramento Valley
    Regular / Temp
    Per Diem
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    Allied Health/Social Services
    Zip Code
    Official Job Title
    Social Worker (SW) -On Call California
  • Overview

    VITAS Healthcare is the nation's leading provider of end of life care

    Make a Difference | Change Lives One Patient & Family at a Time

    Join our Dynamic Team as Hospice Social Worker!

    • Per Diem positions available
    • Weekends shifts / time will vary

    The Social Worker is the member of the interdisciplinary team whose primary function is to provide diagnostic evaluations of the psychosocial problems of the patient/family unit, defining social service goals for alleviating these problems, and helping to provide both the counseling and casework needed to meet these goals.

    Benefits Include

    • Competitive compensation
    • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
    • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
    • Life insurance
    • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
    • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Paid Time Off
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Legal Insurance
    • Roadside Assistance
    • Affinity Program


    • Minimum of two (2) years social service experience in a health-care setting or social service agency.
    • Experience as a social worker with the terminally ill and their families strongly preferred.
    • Ability to travel per job requirements.


    • Master's of Social Work is required from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

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