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Social Worker

Company: Addus Healthcare
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Ambercare Albuquerque is seeking a Full Time Social Worker to join our team of professionals. We make a difference every day to patients and families coping with end of life illness. Do you have a hospice heart? Apply today!
Come work for Ambercare, one of the largest Hospice companies in the State of New Mexico. We are privileged to provide end-of-life care and are dedicated to doing "Whatever It takes, when it matters most." We are a caring organization whose first responsibility is to do the right thing in serving our patients. We value our team and are dedicated to your personal and professional growth through management training and employee appreciation. We are committed to our staff, focusing on growth, innovation, and continued learning so that you can provide the best to our patients and families. Come work for a top-rated Healthcare agency where your future is our top priority.
What We offer:

  • Great culture and team atmosphere
  • Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D, disability)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match
  • Generous time off accruals
  • Paid holidays
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program -
  • Hospice Certification benefit and salary increase
  • Merit Increases
  • Employee Discount Programs

    What You'll Do:

    • Performs the psychosocial assessment of patients and families/caregivers in the hospice program in a timely manner and ensures that identified needs are addressed in the patient's plan of care. Provides an assessment in the patient's identified residence and assistance when this is not safe, and another plan is required
    • Demonstrates exceptional service to patients, families, referral sources, co-workers, and other customers. Assist team members as needed to ensure that this level of service is consistently provided
    • Counsels patient and family/ caregivers and staff as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties
    • Provides accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the plan of care
    • Provides assistance with applications for Supplemental Security Income, Hospice, Medicaid, and Medicaid Waiver. Obtains resources from community social, health, pharmaceutical and welfare agencies to assist in meeting patient/family needs
    • Serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies


      • Social Work Degree

        • New Mexico: Master's Degree in Social Work required.

        • Current State Licensure in Social Work

          • New Mexico: LMSW or LCSW

          • Minimum of one year's experience in health care or hospice setting
          • Maintains a current CPR certification
          • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills
          • Valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required

            Text 2825 -to 505-806-1865 to APPLY! -

Keywords: Addus Healthcare, Albuquerque , Social Worker, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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