Career Opportunity: Hospice Medical Social Worker

Sutter VNA & Hospice, one of the largest, not-for-profit home health and hospice agencies in Northern California enables patients to recover or live with illness in the comfort and dignity of their own homes, surrounded by the people and things they love. Sutter VNA & Hospice also provides service in the complementary areas of Sutter Home Infusion and Pharmacy (SIPS) and Home Medical Equipment (Timberlake) with the full support from Edmonton Pharmacy. Providing a full spectrum of home based health services enables us to coordinate care across the Sutter Health and community networks.

Sutter VNA & Hospice is proudly not-for-profit. Unlike for-profit home care and hospice agencies, we do not report to shareholders. Instead, all of our revenue is used to provide patient care and to support our policy to provide care regardless of a patient’s financial circumstances.

Sutter VNA & Hospice is committed to being the “employer of choice” through competitive wages and benefits, flexible schedules, new technologies including laptop computerized charting, tuition reimbursement, and more!

The Medical Social Worker provides counseling and supportive services to the patient, their family, caregivers, and SVNA&H staff. This position assesses the social and emotional factors related to the patient’s illness and evaluates the psychosocial response to treatment and level of adjustment to consider if they received good attention or have some claims they can process.  This position interprets to the family, patient, physician, and staff, the social and emotional factors related to illness, financial and community resources.

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