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1561 Lenru Road, Suite A
Posted: June 22 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 10 Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionAs a Social Work Intern, you will learn how a social worker operates in an hospice environment, what services are required and hospice regulations. This quickly growing field is becoming ever more important in our aging population, and learning how it works will be invaluable to you in your future career.
Homestead Hospice is a premier hospice provider headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Georgia and Arizona. Our principals founded Homestead Hospice to provide hospice care that went above and beyond the basics to address the needs of patients and their families faced with terminal illness.
At Homestead Hospice, we strive to help our patients and their families by coordinating our care to involve the entire family through counseling, spiritual support, and access to our team of professionals.
Terminal illness affects the entire family structure. Adjustment, mental process, self awareness, acceptance and grief are major parts of the dying process. Our trained Social Workers and Therapists are available to work with the entire family in dealing with these issues. We employ fully-qualified staff to help with financial assistance, patient placement, care centers, funeral arrangements and we are always there just to talk.
Responsibilities- Work with office social workers on Bereavement Program, patient resources, patient surveys and other needs
- Offer research skills on multiple healthcare and senior issues
Requirements- Prefer student interested in social work in a healthcare environment
- Perform well in environment that values compassion, helpfulness, patience, and resourcefulness
-Attend a one day training session and complete a drug screen, TB test, and background check