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SOCIAL WORKER - DISCHARGE PLANNER

HILLSIDE MANOR REHABILITATION & EXTENDED CARE CENTER, LLC.

Job Description

SOCIAL WORKER - DISCHARGE PLANNER
FULL TIME POSITION


Summary:



The social worker provides regular, ongoing social work services to individual residents and their families, and will maintain statistical records for the social service department. The social worker is a participant in interdisciplinary team conferences with an overall focus on short term discharge planning.



Essential Functions:


• Carries an assigned caseload of residents and provides casework services both for adjustment to group living and return to the community, when possible.


• Completes all social work documentation to maintain proper resident records for assigned caseload. This includes an Admission Psychosocial Assessment, Spiritual Assessment, Quarterly Evaluations, Progress Notes and all other documentation as specified in the manual.


• Communicates with residents and families to discuss adjustment problems and concerns as presented.


• Attends interdisciplinary facility meetings (and may represent the Director Social Service as needed) and maintains contacts with other disciplines regarding resident care and concerns.


• Will assist in the planning and completion of Quality Assurance Studies/Projects.


• Completes, reviews and follows up on grievances and missing property reports.


• Responsible for assisting residents in discharge planning as appropriate.


• Establishing homecare services and ordering equipment as indicated by therapy


• Implementing and ordering transportation as needed on day of discharge.


• Participates in Care Plan Meetings for assigned caseload as scheduled and provides social and emotional input into treatment plans. Will complete MDS documentation as required.


• Provides group work services as indicated by resident and family needs.


• Responsible for maintaining statistical records for the social service department when required.


• Performs all other related duties as required. If necessary, performs duties not related to job description.

Job Requirements

• Education:
Must possess a Bachelor's Degree Social Work or in a related field and have professional experience in dealing with the geriatric population.


Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff and members of the community.
• Experience:


  • Min 2 year experience in Social Work preferably in a Skilled Nursing Home LT & ST

  • Min 2 year experience in discharge planning

  • Computer literacy is required

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Ability to multi-task and respond appropriately to needs of a busy work environment

  • Must be willing to travel when required.

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Location US-NY-Queens
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care

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HILLSIDE MANOR REHABILITATION & EXTENDED CARE CENTER, LLC.
Company:
US-NY-Queens
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

SOCIAL WORKER - DISCHARGE PLANNER
FULL TIME POSITION


Summary:



The social worker provides regular, ongoing social work services to individual residents and their families, and will maintain statistical records for the social service department. The social worker is a participant in interdisciplinary team conferences with an overall focus on short term discharge planning.



Essential Functions:


• Carries an assigned caseload of residents and provides casework services both for adjustment to group living and return to the community, when possible.


• Completes all social work documentation to maintain proper resident records for assigned caseload. This includes an Admission Psychosocial Assessment, Spiritual Assessment, Quarterly Evaluations, Progress Notes and all other documentation as specified in the manual.


• Communicates with residents and families to discuss adjustment problems and concerns as presented.


• Attends interdisciplinary facility meetings (and may represent the Director Social Service as needed) and maintains contacts with other disciplines regarding resident care and concerns.


• Will assist in the planning and completion of Quality Assurance Studies/Projects.


• Completes, reviews and follows up on grievances and missing property reports.


• Responsible for assisting residents in discharge planning as appropriate.


• Establishing homecare services and ordering equipment as indicated by therapy


• Implementing and ordering transportation as needed on day of discharge.


• Participates in Care Plan Meetings for assigned caseload as scheduled and provides social and emotional input into treatment plans. Will complete MDS documentation as required.


• Provides group work services as indicated by resident and family needs.


• Responsible for maintaining statistical records for the social service department when required.


• Performs all other related duties as required. If necessary, performs duties not related to job description.

Job Requirements

• Education:
Must possess a Bachelor's Degree Social Work or in a related field and have professional experience in dealing with the geriatric population.


Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff and members of the community.
• Experience:


  • Min 2 year experience in Social Work preferably in a Skilled Nursing Home LT & ST

  • Min 2 year experience in discharge planning

  • Computer literacy is required

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Ability to multi-task and respond appropriately to needs of a busy work environment

  • Must be willing to travel when required.

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