Job Number 49618
Posted 9/7/2017
Account VNA Home Health Hospice
Department Palliative Care
Location VNA - Bangor (Penobscot County), ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day/Evening
Hours 8am-5pm
Job Details Our Bangor/Hancock County location has a great position for a palliative caresocial worker wanting to make a positive difference in someone's life! You would be responsible for functioning as a member of a multidisciplinary team, including members of the patient care team external to VNA, and providing services that are necessary to mitigate social social and emotional challenges that impact patients' quality of life. This position is integral to community outreach and collaboration with community partners in furthering education and awareness of the Palliative Care Service Line. Utilizing the latest information technologies and telecommunication systems, VNA provides you with a variety of social work experiences, ranging from caring for clients with medical/surgical needs as well as caring for clients with hospice and palliative care needs. In addition you would play an integral role in collaborating with other members of the client care team.

Master's degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
One year of clinical experience as a social worker in a healthcare setting
Current ME license to practice as alicensed clinical social worker
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers
Computer competency and evidence of effective communication skills, using verbal, written and telephonic means
Valid driver's license with reliable transportation and VNA required auto liability insurance.
Ability to travel in assigned service area.

Come work for an organization that provides clinically excellent, compassionate home based and community care to families in New England. Since 1921, we've been helping families and their loved ones receive care and comfort in their community. We are committed to hiring and retaining staff who want to deliver quality care and make a difference in people's lives. We offer rich benefits and a family friendly working environment. We look forward to hearing from you!

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.