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Internship Masters Social Work(MSW) - Hospice & Palliative care-

Overview

VNSNY seeks for Master in Social Work/MSW students ( first year who has clinical experience or second year) in Hospice / Palliative Care across all boroughs and Westchester to begin in september 2020- May 2021. able to commit to 21 hours per week -In addition to supervision provided by the SIFI trained mentor, we will have a monthly educational session for the five students on advanced topics in end of life care, and a monthly process/support group to help maximize the experience.


Responsibilities

For Social Worker Student - non-employees

The student would fulfill all the roles mentioned below:

  • Help facilitate decision making about medical care and plans
  • Help family members adapt to role changes brought on by the illness
  • Help improve family communication
  • Help patient and  family manage difficult feelings such as anxiety, depression, fear, confusion, anger and grief
  • Help arrange adequate home, hospital or nursing home care
  • Help provide information about community resources and programs
  • Help resolve financial strain through acquisition of available benefits

They will carry (by mid November) 8-10 cases of terminally ill patients and their families, and will be working in any one of the five boroughs. The bulk of the work is homecare, with half a  day a week at the administrative office located in the particular borough.

headquarters on 220 East 42nd Street.

Optimally we would like to recruit a student in every one of the five boroughs.

Staten Island

1150 South Ave Fl 3

3Rd Floor

Staten Island, NY 10314-3404

Queens -   needs car

7520 Astoria Blvd Ste 220

East Elmhurst, NY 11370-1131

Brooklyn - needs car

1630 E 15Th St

Brooklyn, NY 11229-1192

Bronx - needs car

1200 Waters Pl,

Bronx, NY 10461

Manhattan

220 E 42nd St

New York, NY 10017


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ABOUT US

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Countries. For over 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to improving the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost effective healthcare in the home and community. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life. Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 44,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.