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Social Worker

Job Description

At this time, we are seeking a Social Worker to join our team!


  • As part of the admission process, meet with the resident and/or family to review policies on advanced directives, resident rights and discrimination.

  • Conduct and document a Psychosocial History and Assessment, including identification of resident problems/needs.

  • Attends interdisciplinary team meetings.

  • Coordination of discharge planning and family meetings.

  • When appropriate, provision of psychosocial groups.

  • Provision of one-to-one interventions

  • Provide for and or arrange for social work services as indicated by Resident needs.

  • Assist resident with concrete needs, such as financial planning.

  • Communicate with resident's family re: resident needs, transfers, discharge and changes in level of care, and financial responsibility.

  • Implement social service interventions that achieve treatment goals, address resident needs, link social supports, physical care and the physical environment to enhance quality of life.

  • Interpret and explain resident behavior to staff to foster understanding, facilitate treatment and foster respect for resident rights.

  • Respects confidentiality.

  • May serve as back-up to admission coordinator

  • All other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree in Social Work or a related field preferred.

  • Working knowledge of personal computer and basic software applications used in job functions.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; oral and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of and ability to apply professional standards of social work practice in job situations.

  • Current knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations that apply to the practice of social work in long-term care.

Job Snapshot

Location US-CO-Littleton
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Five Star Senior Living

Five Star Senior Living, a national healthcare and senior living provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating divisions: Five Star Senior Living and Five Star Rehabilitation Services. The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 260 Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Five Star Rehabilitation Services include outpatient rehabilitation, day programs, and respite/short stay options. With communities in over 30 states, Five Star is committed to maximizing our residents' independence and enhancing their lifestyles. Learn More

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US-CO-Littleton
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Five Star Senior Living
Company:
US-CO-Littleton
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

At this time, we are seeking a Social Worker to join our team!


  • As part of the admission process, meet with the resident and/or family to review policies on advanced directives, resident rights and discrimination.

  • Conduct and document a Psychosocial History and Assessment, including identification of resident problems/needs.

  • Attends interdisciplinary team meetings.

  • Coordination of discharge planning and family meetings.

  • When appropriate, provision of psychosocial groups.

  • Provision of one-to-one interventions

  • Provide for and or arrange for social work services as indicated by Resident needs.

  • Assist resident with concrete needs, such as financial planning.

  • Communicate with resident's family re: resident needs, transfers, discharge and changes in level of care, and financial responsibility.

  • Implement social service interventions that achieve treatment goals, address resident needs, link social supports, physical care and the physical environment to enhance quality of life.

  • Interpret and explain resident behavior to staff to foster understanding, facilitate treatment and foster respect for resident rights.

  • Respects confidentiality.

  • May serve as back-up to admission coordinator

  • All other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree in Social Work or a related field preferred.

  • Working knowledge of personal computer and basic software applications used in job functions.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; oral and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of and ability to apply professional standards of social work practice in job situations.

  • Current knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations that apply to the practice of social work in long-term care.

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