Social WorkerHospice of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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Hospice of Dubuque is a non-profit organization that has been providing hospice services since 1983. The organization's mission of "providing compassionate care for the terminally ill and their loved ones" is accomplished through an interdisciplinary team of volunteers and professional paid staff. This Medicare/Medicaid certified agency provides hospice care to terminally ill residents of the Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin tri-state area. Bereavement services and community educational programs are also provided by the agency. Hospice of Dubuque is funded by third party reimbursement and community support.
Social Worker: The community’s nonprofit hospice seeks an individual to provide medical social services to hospice patients and their families. As an active member of the Hospice of Dubuque Interdisciplinary Team, this individual will assess the psychosocial needs of patients and families, develop the psychosocial plan of care, and provide or arrange for interventions as appropriate. Candidates must possess excellent verbal, written and organizational skills. MSW preferred. Successful completion of intermediate AASSWB licensing exam strongly recommended as candidate will be required to obtain licensure in Wisconsin and Illinois upon hire. Candidate must have one year of experience in a healthcare setting either as paid staff or as a volunteer. Healthcare experience need not be in the social work role and could predate completion of social work education. Competitive salary and benefit package. See complete job description at www.hospiceofdubuque.org.
Send resume to: Lavonne Noel, Hospice of Dubuque, 1670 JFK Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002. EOE