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Social Worker Per Diem

National HealthCare Associates | Melville, NY

National HealthCare Associates
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Social Worker- Per Diem , Melville, NY

MAJOR PURPOSE: Responsible for assisting residents with all social and emotional issues relating to placement in a nursing facility and all other aspects of his/her life. Performs periodic assessments of all residents to determine status and needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:


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Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
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Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in order to communicate assessments and findings.
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Ability to assess the resident's social, emotional and psychological needs and develop treatment plans.
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Ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance of duties.
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Ability to work independently and creatively.
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Ability to work hours as scheduled based on requirements of the position/assignment.
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Experience in health care and/or geriatric setting.
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Knowledge of state and federal regulations governing the social service functions within a nursing facility.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:


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Assumes a caseload as assigned by the Director of Social Services.
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Assesses caseload from admission to discharge and develops treatment plans and documents interventions and pertinent information in medical record on a timely basis. Complete Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Rap modules.
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Participates in Resident Care Conferences to assist in the implementation of care plans.
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Assists residents and families with adjustments which follow initial placement. Encourages resident participation in facility activities.
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Identifies and documents changes in affect, behavior or personality. Advises the appropriate personnel.
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Refers resident/family to community services or makes contact, when needed.
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Intervenes in all resident conflict situations as necessary.
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Develops discharge plans for caseload and coordinates all discharge planning in accordance with that policy and procedure.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


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Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day, proper body mechanics required--bending, stooping, turning, stretching, reaching above the shoulders and occasional lifting are involved.
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Must be able to cope with the mental, emotional and physical stress of the position.
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Must be able to observe, listen and communicate effectively.
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Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, support agencies, and outside agencies.





JOB REQUIREMENTS




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Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
*

Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in order to communicate assessments and findings.
*

Ability to assess the resident's social, emotional and psychological needs and develop treatment plans.
*

Ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance of duties.
*

Ability to work independently and creatively.
*

Ability to work hours as scheduled based on requirements of the position/assignment.
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Experience in health care and/or geriatric setting.
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Knowledge of state and federal regulations governing the social service functions within a nursing facility.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Code: 5000087606006
Posted On: 04/19/17
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare, Professional Services
Job Status: Part Time
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