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Social Worker (MSW, BSW or LICSW)

Company: Next Step Healthcare
Location: South Dennis
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Social Worker (LSW, MSW or LCSW) for - South Dennis -HealthcareFull Time PositionAt Next Step Healthcare, we know that working in the healthcare industry is more than just a job - it's a way of life reserved for the most compassionate, caring, and hard-working individuals. - We are privileged to work alongside people who believe, like we do, that locally owned and operated healthcare facilities should go beyond simply "meeting the needs" of its residents.POSITION SUMMARY:The Licensed -Social -Worker -must lead by example by promoting positive morale throughout the facility. -The Licensed Social Worker works with residents, family/significant others and other team members to outline goals of stay at admission, the plan to meet those goals and discharge as appropriate.RESPONSIBILITIES: -

  • Ensures resident adjustment to rehabilitation or long-term care by performing psychological screenings, initial plan of care, introduction to services and procedures and completing all necessary paperwork including MDS.
  • Goes over Resident Rights with all new admissions.
  • Ensures admission agreement completion.
  • Collaborates with families, Business Office and Medicare/Medicaid as a liaison to assist residents with applications and qualification for sub-acute/long-term financial assistance.
  • Schedules interdisciplinary team meetings with medical staff, residents and family members in order to plan care and resolve concerns. Write reports and ensures implementation.
  • Demonstrate understanding and provide guidance and counseling to residents and their families on diverse issues ranging from grief and loss to acceptance and coping with changes in living arrangements.
  • Coordinating discharge services - planning and acquisition of appropriate follow up careQUALIFICATIONS:
    • Long Term Experience: 1-3 years minimum
    • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Related Field
    • Social Work LicensureBenefits include but not limited to:
      Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)Medical through BCBSDentalVisionLife Insurance401(k)If you have a passion for helping people, for making them feel safe, respected, cared for and listened to, then your next step is with us.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Next Step Healthcare, Nantucket , Social Worker (MSW, BSW or LICSW), Healthcare , South Dennis, Massachusetts

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