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