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|Palliative Care Facilitator / Social Worker|
|Facility:||CANCER INFUSION CTR CHESAPEAKE|
|Department:||CANCER INF CTR CHES LEASE EMP|
|Hours:||Monday-Friday 8:30-5, No weekends or on call hours|
Riverside Health System has an exciting opportunity available as a Palliative Care Facilitator / Social Worker at the Cancer Infusion Center in Chesapeake. This role works under the supervision of the Director of Integrative Oncology, Office Manager, Director and Physician. Able to work within a team environment with a focus on patient centered care. The Palliative Care Facilitator / Social Worker communicates effectively and positively with PCI staff, patients, families, caregivers and community resources. They will assist in guiding patients, their families and caregivers through the cancer journey by coordinating care with appropriate professionals within PCI, RHS and the community. The Palliative Care Facilitator / Social Worker coordinates and makes referrals for palliative care and family services such as hospice, home health care and medically indigent patient services. This role provides patient, family, and staff support for illness and end of life care through grief support and appropriate referrals for additional resources. The Palliative Care Facilitator / Social Worker functions as a contact point for patients, medical staff and the community regarding PCI Integrative Oncology philosophy and programs & will perform other duties as deemed appropriate and necessary by the Director of Integrative Oncology, Office Manager, Director and Physician.
Education: College degree in social science or graduate of an accredited nursing program or extensive experience in Hospice/Palliative Care.
Experience: One year of experience in grief support and/or Hospice care along with extensive knowledge of community resources.
Riverside Health System offers a competitive salary, compensation package and benefits to include: tuition reimbursement, Health, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!