Hebrew Seniorlife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is working to chart the course for seniors as our country faces an unprecedented demographic challenge. We are a nonprofit, non-sectarian organization devoted to innovative geriatric research, senior health care, and housing that promote independence and well being.
Together our 2500 employees represent an unparalleled combination of experience, optimism, vision and determination. They believe that all people are empowered to think, dream, and achieve goals at all phases of life-during their careers and beyond.
We offer an exceptional opportunity for a Palliative Care Social Worker to join the robust HSL palliative care program. The social worker will be an integral member of the palliative care team, providing holistic, interdisciplinary care to patients and families on our short term rehab unit as well as in our home and community based settings. The right candidate will possess strong skills in networking with team members from multiple disciplines.
This full time position requires a collaborative, professional, and clinically skilled individual with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. The position includes participation in developing a dynamic and growing palliative care program for an organization that values innovation, leadership and continuity of care. The position requires LICSW or equivalent, with 3-5 years of inpatient or outpatient social work experience, with additional home based social experience preferred. Experience in palliative care or hospice setting strongly preferred.
The social worker is a member of a robust interdisciplinary palliative care team, providing direct care to patients and families in a short-term rehab unit as well as in our community settings. The right candidate will possess strong clinical skills and a firm bias toward networking with team members from multiple disciplines. The position includes participation in developing a dynamic and growing palliative care program for an organization that values innovation, leadership and continuity of care.