Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 168933-1A
Date Posted: Mar 31, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home. Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.
About the Job
The Palliative Care Medical Social Worker is an integral member of the interdisciplinary palliative care team (IDT), and addresses psychological and social needs to support patients living with serious illness, and their families. The social worker provides comprehensive psychosocial care including completing psychosocial assessments and treatment plans, making regular home visits, providing supportive and/or grief counseling, assisting with patient/family advocacy and care coordination, facilitating referrals to community providers, and engaging families in emergency and advance care planning conversations. The social worker will assist patients and their families by promoting: coordination of care; education; patient advocacy; and efficient resource management.
Full time - 40 hours per week - day position
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Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.