Social Worker MSW

Crozer Keystone Health System

Chester, PA 19013

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Position Summary

The Palliative Care Social Worker is an integral part of the interdisciplinary team. This position will provide psychosocial support services to both patients and families in the inpatient setting. Functions include assessment, counseling, discharge planning, liaison with other resources, and training and development activities. This job also involves assisting the Palliative Care provider team with daily operations and general management of the program.

Job Responsibilities

Including but not limited to:

+ Psychosocial assessment

+ Family meetings – facilitate, support, etc.

+ Advance care planning

+ Serve as liaison between Palliative Care and other care teams

+ Provide resources to patients/families

+ Facilitate discharge to hospice inpatient facilities

+ Coordinate with other social workers

+ Provide education to staff

+ Conduct patient/family satisfaction surveys and questionnaires

+ Conduct research with residents and provide support/training for resident wellness programming

+ Track and monitor monthly data that includes patient demographic, referral and discharge information

+ Assist with charge entry for appropriate consult/services billing

Job Requirements

Education and Training

Masters Degree from an accredited school of social work required

LCSW Preferred


Minimum 2 years experience in medical, hospital, or inpatient social work required

Experience in Palliative Care, Hospice, or Oncology preferred

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