Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Job Number 57554
Posted 9/11/2018
Account Northern Light Home Care & Hospice
Department Hospice-North
Location |ME| VNA - Presque Isle (Aroostook County), ME 04769
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8am-5pm
Job Details Our Presque Isle location has a great position for a licensed social worker wanting to make a positive difference in someone's life! You would be responsible for functioning as a member of an inter-disciplinary team and providing services that are necessary to resolve social and emotional problems that are or are expected to be an impediment to the effective treatment of the client's medical condition or rate of recovery. 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.

Bachelor's degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or the equivalent in professional knowledge and experience
Three years' experience in social work, counseling and rehab as a Social Worker; OR a grandfatheredlicensed social worker under the supervision of an LCSW with a minimum of three years of social work, counseling and rehab
Current ME license to practice as a licensedsocial worker
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers
Computer competency and evidence of effective communication skills, using verbal, written and telephonic means; ability to make decisions regarding priority of work, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to understand specific instructions
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.