Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) is a division of Catholic Community Service (CCS) providing in-home health and hospice care. CCS is a regional, non-profit organization providing services to individuals and families throughout Southeast Alaska. In addition to our services in HHCJ, CCS has programs for seniors and children and families. We employ and serve people of all faiths and walks of life with dignity, care and compassion.
HHCJ is currently recruiting for a full-time LCSW to provide in-home psychosocial support to patients and families by providing skilled social work intervention to include; providing resources, referrals, education, supportive counseling, discharge planning and assistance with final arrangements. The Hospice and Home Care of Juneau Social Worker is part of an interdisciplinary team.
Provides comprehensive psychosocial assessments for all HHCJ patients.
Develops and maintains comprehensive plan of care.
Provides supportive counseling.
Supports patients/families/staff members with the death/dying process.
Collaborates in providing patient care.
Assures timely and accurate documentation is completed.
Utilizes resources effectively and efficiently.
Adheres to state and federal regulations
Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient information.
Maintains current knowledge of Medicare Conditions of Participation for social work services.
Documents all patient/family services provided as required by Agency policy.
Assists physician and other team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to health problems.
Compensation and Benefits
This position is Full-time 37.5 hours per/week. Starting wage commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance, a 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan and 12 paid holidays annually.
How to apply
Please complete a CCS Job Application (found at www.ccsjuneau.org) and submit with a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax at 907-463-6144. Applications may also dropped off or sent to 1803 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801. For more information please contact Jennifer Carson at 907-463-6162.
Master’s degree in social work from an accredited school with Home Health or Hospice experience preferred.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary team in providing patient care.
Background Check Required
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience.
Internal Number: 001
About Catholic Community Service
Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.
CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.
For over 40 years, Catholic Community Service has been recognized throughout the Southeast Alaska region as a leader setting a standard of excellence. Through our partnerships and collaborations, 130 staff and 200 volunteers throughout the region serve individuals and families of all ages.