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Hospice Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker - Las Cruces

Hospice Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker - Las Cruces

Tender Care Home Health & Hospice currently has excellent career opportunities for a Licensed Bachelors of Social Workers to provide individualized, goal-directed care.


  • Assist the physician and other multi-disciplinary team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the patient's health concerns.
  • Assess the psycho-social situation of the patient/caregivers referred to the agency.
  • Assists patient/caregivers to understand and follow the medical recommendations made by the team to restore the patient to the optimum social and health adjustment within the patient's capacity.
  • Educate patient/caregivers on all aspects of dealing with their disease process, including education on death & dying.
  • Carries out social evaluations and participates in the development of the plan of care.
  • Provides information and referral services for agency patients and families regarding practical and environmental needs.
  • Provides information to patients and families on financial assistance programs and resources.
  • Assists the patient and family with personal and environmental difficulties which pre-dispose toward illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care.


  • Bachelor's degree in social work
  • Current license in the state of New Mexico
  • With a minimum of one-year Social Work experience in a health care setting, preferably in hospice/home care
  • Prefer experience with the Medicare program and participation in community activities.
  • Bilingual.
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