Medical Social Worker & Bereavement Counselor-LMSW

DATES POSTED:  January 5 - February 15, 2022

Hudson Valley Hospice

POSITIONS: Medical Social Workers (LCSW preferred) & Bereavement Counselors (LMSW)
DEPARTMENT:  Psychosocial Services
 * Medical Social Worker: Ulster county (Home Care)
 * Bereavement Counselor: Poughkeepsie & Kingston Offices

STATUS/HOURS: Full Time - 40 hours per week | Monday – Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

FLSA: Exempt

FUNCTION: As a member of the Hospice Interdisciplinary team, the primary focus is to respond to the emotional and psychological needs of the patient/family/
staff by providing counseling and emotional support to help them through issues of terminal illness, grief and loss. The social worker provides concrete social services and actively participates in developing the patient/family care plan.

EDUCATION: Master’s degree in social work required
                       LMSW or LMSW eligible (LCSW preferred for Medical Social Worker)

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two (2) years of social work experience with one (1) year in
hospice and/or grief counseling, community home health preferred.
Knowledge of family and group treatment: dynamics of terminal illness
and grief and bereavement.
Excellent counseling, advocacy and collaboration skills.

CONTACT:  Alexa Betts, Human Resources Associate
                   845-473-2273 Ext. 1139