Hospice Social Worker - Bachelors - New River Valley - FT

Radford, VA, US, 24141

Job Summary

Carilion Clinic Hospice Services is seeking a Hospice Worker-Bachelors position for their New River Valley based office located at 701 Randolph Street, Radford, VA.  This position is full time, working Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. 

This position will support Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. This position is an integral part of the care team, contributing professional expertise to support the holistic health of the patient and support for family and/or other caregivers. In collaboration with the health care team the medical social worker assists patients and families with personal and environmental difficulties which predispose illness or interfere with achieving goals of care. Provide patient and families with the psychosocial support needed to cope with disease and life-limiting illness. Services include advising family and caregivers, providing education and support, and making referrals for other services as needed.

Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, Virginia, our community-based healthcare network encompasses seven hospitals
including a U.S. News & World Report Top 10 Hospital and two Magnet®-designated hospitalsmulti-specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.

Based in Roanoke, Virginia, we’re a regional leader that inspires optimal health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of joining and a regional healthcare leader, including supportive leadership, inter-professional teams, state-of-the-art technology innovative learning and training, and advancement potential.


Minimum Qualifications


Education:  Bachelor’s degree with major studies in social work, sociology or psychology from a four-year college or university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or 8 additional years of experience required.

Experience:  Minimum of two years social work experience in case work or counseling in a health care or social services delivery system. Experience working with terminally ill patients or home health is preferred.  Should possess training and experience in assessing and meeting the emotional and psychological needs of terminally ill clients. Should be able to demonstrate computer proficiency with office suite software.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration:  Must have valid Virginia Driver’s license, use of an automobile with appropriate automobile insurance. Must pass a Criminal Record Check as per Virginia state law.

Life Support: Must obtain & maintain AHA BLS-HCP.

Other Minimum  Qualifications:  Effective interpersonal, communication, and team working skills required.  Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position.  Demonstrates advanced knowledge of social work theory and practice: proven expertise as a clinical social worker; crisis intervention skills; critical thinking and creative problem solving.  Satisfactory completion of orientation; positive interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; analytical skills; cultural competence; integrity; team player; courteous; ability/willingness to work as an integral member of a multi skilled team.  


Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 78134 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Hospice - New River Valley 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Full Time, 8:00am-4:30pm
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036 
Recruiter Email: WDShell@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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