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Social Worker - Master's- Hospice Sign On Bonus $4,000 

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About the Organization ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit health and well-being organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 28 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 45,000 employees, 11 hospitals, 2,100+ physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 1,000+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and senior care services.

ProMedica`s senior care division operates 330+ assisted living facilities, skilled nursing centers, memory care communities and hospice, palliative and home health care agencies. Services are provided in 26 states and the majority now operate under the ProMedica brand and Arden Courts. Over the next few months, the rest of our entities under the Heartland and ManorCare names will rebrand to ProMedica.

Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address and lead in social determinants of health, champion healthy aging and cultivate innovative solutions. For more information about ProMedica senior care services, please visit  
Specific Job Detail

General Responsibilities

  • Assesses emotional factors related to terminal illness.
  • Assists the physician and other IDT/IDG members in recognizing and understanding the social/mental stress and/or disorder that exacerbates the symptoms related to terminal illness.
  • Assesses the patient/family psychosocial status, potential for risk of suicide and/or abuse or neglect.
  • Assesses environmental resources and obstacles to maintaining safety.
  • Participates in the development and revision of the plan of care.
  • Provides social services including:
    • Short-term individual counseling
    • Crisis intervention
    • Assistance in providing information and preparation of advance directives
  • Funeral planning issues and transfer of responsibilities regarding fiscal, legal and health care decisions
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes.
  • Identifies family dynamics and communication patterns.
  • Involves the patient/family in the plan of care.
  • Identifies and utilizes appropriate community resources and assesses patient/family ability to access them.
  • Participates in in-service programs.
  • Evaluates patient/family response to psychosocial interventions.
  • Assesses caregiver's ability to function adequately.
  • Assesses need for counseling related to risk assessment for pathological grief.
  • Assesses special needs related to cultural diversity including communication, space, role of family members and special traditions.
  • Identifying the developmental level of patient/family and obstacles to learning or ability to participate in care of patient.
  • Addresses patient/family questions and issues.
  • Identifies obstacles to compliance and assists in understanding goals of interventions.
  • Identifies support systems available to reduce stress and facilitate coping with end-of-life care.
  • Evaluates for long-term care when appropriate and assesses ability to accept change in level of care.
  • Communicates psychosocial information to in patient facility when level of care is changed.
  • Assists patient/family in assessing financial resources when appropriate.
  • Identifies patient/family needs when discharged or when level of care changes.
  • Evaluates patient/family response to interventions when referred to community agency and satisfaction of the service provided.
  • Assesses bereavement needs.

Sign-on Bonus $4,000 


$4,000 Sign On Bonus

ProMedica Senior Care, formerly HCR Manor Care, provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy.

The Social Worker is responsible to provide medically related social work services so that each resident may attain or maintain the highest practicable level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

In return for your expertise, you will enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.

Educational Requirements Masters degree in Social Work or similar professional qualifications; Current Social Work license as regulated by state law.  
Position Requirements


  • Demonstrate problem solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with an interdisciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, and interpersonal relations and organization.
  • Ability to develop and maintain rapport with the patient and family.



  • Experience of a least one year in varied multidisciplinary settings in the health care field.
  • Experience in working with patients and families coping with terminal illness and death.



  • Necessary daily; 100%.


Working Conditions

  • Client home/living facilities.
  • Exposure to disagreeable conditions including odors, infection, illness, and physical contact from disruptive patients.
  • Must be flexible to accommodate completion of tasks, patient needs & referrals.
Location 4657 - ProMedica Hospice - Serving Twin Cities, Minnesota  

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