Social Worker

1 week ago
Requisition ID
2017-2582
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Social Work
Company
Elderwood
Elderwood at Hamburg
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Days

Overview

Social Worker team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing social services for residents.

Responsibilities

  • Assumes a social work caseload of all residents on a nursing unit according to policies and procedures described in Section B of the Social Services Manual.

  • Greets and helps acclimate new residents.

  • Assists with development and review of plan of care to meet the long and short range health care goals for individual residents on the assigned nursing unit.

  • Completes SCREEN form for new admissions to unit and for discharge process if applicable.

  • Takes an active part in decisions and procedures regarding discharge or transfer of residents to another level of care.

  • Documents pertinent information regarding residents as required by department and facility policies and procedures.

  • Cooperates with staff of other departments in meeting the physical, emotional and social needs of residents.

  • Provides financial, personal, or group counseling for residents and their family members or sponsor.

  • Participates in in-service training programs upon request.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social work or a bachelor’s degree in a human     rehabilitation counseling, and psychology from an accredited institution; and services/ field including, but not limited to, sociology, gerontology, special education.
  • One year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals
  • Experience in casework required.
  • Valid Drivers License and clean driving record required.
  • Work experience in the admission or discharge area of social work very desirable.
  • Desire and ability to work with the elderly and to cooperate with other staff members necessary.

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