Chinese Speaking Hospice Social Worker
Community-based, mission-driven hospice seeks a full-time Chinese-speaking Social Worker to join its expanding counseling services team.
Provide Hospice care the way it was meant to be provided! Good Shepherd Community Care is seeking a full-time Social Worker to join its highly energetic and compassionate Multicultural Hospice Team. 牧 愛 社 區 服 務 the Asian Hospice Program at Good Shepherd Community Care, provides culturally competent end-of-life care to Cantonese, Mandarin and Toisanese-speaking patients and families. Our professional Chinese Hospice Care Team includes nurses, social workers and other medical support staff serving the Asian Community. The social worker is an integral part of this multidisciplinary team.
- MSW is required, LICSW preferred
- Knowledge of end-of-life and bereavement issues required
- Thorough assessment and treatment skills
- Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and excellent organizational and time management skills
- Demonstrate an understanding of team approach and communication
- Contribute to a positive atmosphere and demonstrate positive interactions with patients/families and colleagues
- Fluent in Mandarin and/or Cantonese
Good Shepherd Benefits Package offers:
Four weeks paid time off in first year
12 paid holidays
Health and dental insurance, coverage begins as of your start date
403(b) with company match
Flexible Spending Account
Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Partnership with Regis College for reduced tuition rates
Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Good Shepherd believes in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide. Our team members benefit from a collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.