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Improving the health of our community in all we do
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS)is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega - with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations.
Hospice Social Worker
Evaluates patients/families appropriateness for care and individual psychosocial needs. Develops plan of care in coordination with Interdisciplinary Team and provides social services as applicable through the performance of a variety of services, interventions and modalities. Cares for neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age clients. Performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines as outlined in policy and procedures, and applicable reguratory standards.
Georgia license in Social Work (LMSW or LCSW). Maintains current BCLS certification.
Masters degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education required.
1-3 years experience in the hospice setting or related clinical experience in a multi-disciplinary setting preferred
Since first opening its doors in Gainesville in 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has added hospital campuses in Braselton, Barrow and Dahlonega - and become Georgia's most awarded hospital. Some recognitions include being named to these lists:
America's 50 Best Hospitals- Healthgrades
100 Top Hospitals- Truven Health Analytics
100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs- Beckers Hospital Review
America's Top Quality Providers- Carechex
Atlanta's Top 150 Workplaces- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Healthcare's Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems- Hospitals & Health Networks magazine
NGMC has also been recognized in recent years as Georgia's #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women's care and more.