Social Worker (LSW)

Feb 06 2024
Kulana Malama |Ewa Beach|Full Time, $80,000 / year
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

About Kulana Malama:

Kulana Malama is not just a medical facility; it is a Center of Healing and Love for medically fragile children. Our facility is designed to provide a cheerful and warm home-like setting where each child can flourish. With whimsical features like a giant beanstalk, castles, and other storybook elements, we aim to create an environment that doesn't look or feel like a typical medical facility but is dedicated to the well-being of our special kids.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Licensed Social Worker (LSW) to join our team at Kulana Malama. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in providing support to medically fragile children and their families, contributing to the overall mission of improving their quality of life and providing much-needed respite care.

Responsibilities:

  1. Family Support:

    • Work closely with families to assess and address psychosocial needs, providing emotional support and counseling.
    • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to develop and implement comprehensive care plans tailored to the unique needs of each child.
  2. Advocacy and Empowerment:

    • Advocate for the rights and preferences of medically fragile children, ensuring their voices are heard and respected.
    • Empower families by providing information on available resources and facilitating connections to support networks.
  3. Collaboration and Coordination:

    • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to ensure a holistic approach to patient care.
    • Coordinate with external agencies and community resources to enhance the overall support network for families.
  4. Respite Care Enhancement:

    • Contribute to the development and implementation of respite care programs, recognizing the importance of providing families with well-deserved breaks.