LICENSED SOCIAL WORKER
The Social Worker providing support to family and professional caregivers, assist with recruitment, training and support of the volunteer caregiver coach team and facilitates caregiver support groups.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
End of Life Support and Guidance and Advance Directives
Strong familiarity with principles of crisis intervention and supportive counseling.
Demonstrated skills in group process and individual counseling techniques.
Professional knowledge base specific to cultural diversity and spirituality for patient populations.
Ability to work well within and interdisciplinary team and coordinate with lay volunteers.
Excellent communication, listening and writing skills.
Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, PowerPoint)
Education / Experience:
NYS Licensed Social worker, LMSW
Minimum Masters Degree from an accredited school.
NYS Certification within on year of employment.
3-5 years post graduate experience in the field, hospital setting preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Annual competencies needed to pass for position.
Northern Westchester Hospital - 20 months ago