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Social Worker

Company: Wedgemere Healthcare
Location: Taunton
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Full Time PositionSocial Worker (LSW, BSW or LCSW) for Wedgemere HealthcareAt Next Step Healthcare, we are driven to provide each of our patients with an experience that exceeds their expectations. Whether you are a short-term patient with rehabilitation needs after a hospital stay or a long-term patient with chronic and complex care needs, our skilled nursing facilities are designed to offer personalized healthcare.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 minimumBachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Related FieldSocial Work LicensureBenefits include but not limited to:Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)Medical through AetnaFSADentalVisionLife Insurance401(k)PerksLife Assistance ProgramHome and Auto Insurance DiscountsVerizon wireless discounts (22% discount)Six Flags discountsNext Step Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all employees.INDOSby Jobble

Keywords: Wedgemere Healthcare, Taunton , Social Worker, IT / Software / Systems , Taunton, Massachusetts

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