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Social Worker

Company: Plymouth Harborside Healthcare
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Full Time PositionSocial Worker (LSW, LICSW or LCSW) for Plymouth Harborside HealthcareAt Next Step Healthcare, we know that working in the healthcare industry is more than just a job its 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 minimumBachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Related FieldSocial Work Licensure (LSW, LCSW, or LICSW)Benefits include but not limited to:Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)Medical through AetnaDentalVisionLife 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.INDOSby Jobble

Keywords: Plymouth Harborside Healthcare, Plymouth , Social Worker, Healthcare , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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