Assess the psychosocial status of patients and families / caregivers related to the patients terminal illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group.
Acts as resident/family advocate and ensure the resident is knowledgeable in and exercises his/her rights. Responsible for organizing and conduction of family counsel meetings and maintaining minutes of the meeting.
Implement the Plan of Care provisions to meet their needs, which include: social service goals for alleviating problems, supportive counseling, problem solving, community referrals pre-bereavement and bereavement care.
The Social Worker is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Hospice Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation.