Social Worker
CareOne - Atlantic Highlands, NJ

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Job Description:
We are looking for a Social Worker that is passionate about the geriatric population! The Social Worker will abide by and practice according to company Social Service Policies and Procedures Manual, State and Federal guidelines.

Reporting to: *
  • Director of Social Services
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *
  • Assist with planning and implementing a comprehensive social service program which provides for counseling and other support services for residents and families in the Center. *
  • Identify medical related social needs of residents, provides appropriate services to meet the individual, as well as collective needs of residents and maintains records relating to the residents’ social work needs and care. *
  • Work directly with residents and families experiencing personal and environmental difficulties or concerns related to the resident’s physical or emotional condition. *
  • Promote the preservation of the resident’s physical and mental health and to prevent the occurrence or progression of personal or social problems. *
  • Maintain written record of the frequency and nature of the social service consultation and services provided. *
  • Ensure and document that residents and/or families have input into the care planning process. *
  • Act as a liaison between residents, families, outside agencies and the Center Administrator to ensure that the resident’s rights are maintained and upheld. *
  • Function in a manner that adheres to all policies and procedures of the Center as a representative of the CareOne Center Administration. *
  • Coordinate discharge planning and assists with developing an organized discharge plan for all residents. *
  • Concern self with the safety of all Center residents in order to minimize the potential for fire and accidents. *
  • Ensure that the Center adheres to legal, safety, health, fire and sanitation codes by being familiar with his/her role in carrying out the Center’s fire, safety and disaster plans and by being familiar with current MSDS. *
  • Put customer service first and upholds the CareOne Culture of Excellence Pledge. *
  • Ensure that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights. *
  • Perform other duties as requested.
Education: *
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work is required. *
  • LSW or CSW in the state of practice.
Professional Experience: *
  • Long-term care experience preferred. *
  • MDS 3.0 experience required. *
  • Sub Acute experience preferred.

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