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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Hospice - Full Time

Job Description

Division: Hospice

Patient Coverage Area: Jackson County, Alabama

Are you in search of a new career opportunity that makes a meaningful impact? If so, now is the time to find your calling at Enhabit Home Health & Hospice.

 

As a national leader in home-based care, Enhabit is consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the country. We’re committed to expanding what’s possible for patient care in the home, all while fostering a unique culture that is both innovative and collaborative.

 

At Enhabit, the best of what’s next starts with us. We not only make it a priority to maintain an ethical and stable workplace but also continually invest in our employees. By extending ongoing professional development opportunities and providing cutting-edge technology solutions, we ensure our employees are always moving their careers forward and prepared to deliver a better way to care for our patients.

 

Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Enhabit offers competitive benefits that support and promote healthy lifestyle choices. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools and resources include:

  • Generous time off with pay for full-time employees
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Scholarship program for employees and their children
  • Matching 401(k) plan for all employees
  • Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental and vision coverage for full-time employees
  • Supplemental insurance policies for life, disability, critical illness, hospital indemnity and accident insurance plans for full-time employees
  • Flexible spending account plans for full-time employees
  • Minimum essential coverage health insurance plan for all employees
  • Electronic medical records and mobile devices for all clinicians
  • Incentivized bonus plan

Responsibilities

 The licensed social worker administers social services to patients requiring intermittent professional services and teaches the patient, family, and other members of the health care team. These services are performed in accordance with the physician’s orders and the established plan of care.

Qualifications

Education and Experience (ESSENTIAL):

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree from a school of social work accredited by the council on social work education.
  • Must be certified or licensed in the state where they currently practice.
  • Must have at least one year of social work experience in a health care setting.

If employment with the hospice branch of Enhabit Home Health & Hospice began prior to
December 2, 2008, may not require supervision by a licensed master of social work.


Education and Experience (DESIRED):

  • May have a bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, or other field related to social work; must be
    certified or licensed in the state where they currently practice.
  • Medicare home health or hospice experience is preferred.

Education and Experience (STATE SPECIFIC):


ALABAMA - A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.
ALASKA - A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.
ARIZONA - A licensed BSW must work under a licensed MSW; LMSW is preferred.
ARKANSAS - Must be an LMSW, at minimum.
COLORADO - Must be a masters level LSW.
CONNECTICUT - Must be an MSW.
FLORIDA - No state liensure is required, certification only. Must provide masters degree transcript.
GEORGIA - Must be an LMSW, at minimum.
IDAHO - A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.
ILLINOIS - A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.
INDIANA - A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.
KANSAS - An LBSW must work under a LMSW; LMSW is preferred.
KENTUCKY - An LBSW must work under a LMSW; LMSW is preferred.
LOUISIANA - Must be an LMSW.
MARYLAND - An LBSW must work under a licensed clinical social worker; a masters level LCSW is preferred.
MASSACHUSETTS - An LSW can work under a LCSW; LCSW is preferred.
MISSISSIPPI - A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.

MISSOURI - State licensure is not required. A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.
MONTANA - A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.
NORTH CAROLINA - A CSW can work under a CMSW; CMSW is preferred.
NEW MEXICO - An LBSW can work under an LMSW; LMSW is preferred.
NEVADA - A CSW can work under a CMSW; CMSW is preferred.
OHIO - A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.
OKLAHOMA - A masters degree is required. Must be a LSW or LMSW.
OREGON - A registered BSW can work under an LMSW; LMSW is preferred.
PENNSYLVANIA - A masters degree is required. Must be an LSW.
RHODE ISLAND - An LBSW can work under an LMSW; LMSW is preferred.
SOUTH CAROLINA - Must be an LMSW, at minimum.
TENNESSEE - Must be an MSW.
TEXAS - An LBSW can work under an LMSW; LMSW is preferred.
UTAH - A social service worker can work under a CSW; CSW is preferred.
VIRGINIA - An LSW can work under an LCSW; LCSW is preferred.
WASHINGTON - A BSW can work under an MSW; MSW is preferred.
WYOMING - A CSW can work under an CMSW; CMSW is preferred.


Qualifications:

  • Must be organized and detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Must be capable of making independent decisions relevant to the patient’s needs.
  • Must be capable of prioritizing and handling multiple tasks of critical importance simultaneously.
  • Must function well in atmosphere of stress and interruption.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid state driver license
  • Must maintain automobile liability insurance as required by law
  • Must maintain dependable transportation in good working condition
  • Must be able to safely drive an automobile in all types of weather conditions
  • Must possess CPR certification for the healthcare provider