Social Worker

Job Description

 

As a Social Worker, you are responsible for implementing services to meet the medical related psychosocial needs of the residents. 

  • Meeting with the new residents and their families, conducting admissions and intake
  • prepare for discharge
  • coordinate with home health as needed
  • order durable medical equipment
  • participate in weekly care plan meetings
  • strong conflict resolution skills
  • Highly preferred a Social Worker with MDS experience and Long Term Care as well as discharge planning skills

 

Requirements

 

Must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services appropriate to resident needs
  • 1 year, within the last 5 years, of supervised direct social work experience.
  • Must be trained in recognizing and assessing the emotional and social needs of residents.
  • Must be knowledgeable of community agencies and resources available to meet assessed resident needs. 
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to multi task
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong understanding of Medicare/ Insurance
  • Must be able to facilitate meetings with families and staff.
  • Good Computer skills.
  • Experience writing care plans and documenting progress, concerns, etc a plus.

 

 

EOE – Disability and Veteran, Drug-free workplace

 

 

Key words

Clinical Social Worker, Dialysis Social Worker, Director of Social Work, Hospice Social Worker, Medical Social Worker, Nephrology Social Worker, Oncology Social Worker, Renal Social Worker, Social Work Case Manager, Social Worker