Job: Hospice Medical Social Worker (Full-Time)

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This job is the reason you became a Social Worker

Horizon Home Care and Hospice, located in Milwaukee, WI, a not-for-profit Agency, has been southeastern Wisconsin's employer and hospice provider of choice for 25 years. From our unparalleled on-site Grief Resource Center to the full spectrum of care our inter-disciplinary team provides to our beautiful hospice inpatient unit with all the comfort and modern amenities of home, we bring hospice care to a new level.

Our Hospice team is looking for a compassionate, personable Medical Social Worker to provide initial psychosocial evaluations and ongoing psychosocial counseling to our patients and their families. This position is an opportunity to collaborate with an inter-disciplinary team, work with the patients in the comfort of their own homes, and really make a difference.

This is a full-time position, with a desirable Monday-Friday 1st shift schedule, including an On Call rotation of up to 5 days per month. 

Qualifications include a required Master's in Social Work and current State of Wisconsin Social Worker licensure.  Must have at least two (2) years experience in a clinical setting, preferably hospice-related.  Working  knowledge of the principals and practices of social work, awareness of community resources, ability to relate to people of diverse cultural backgrounds, understand the dynamics of human behavior and social problems, utilize various treatment modalities, ability to work within an integrated team concept.  Current WI drivers license, reliable transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance also required.