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Social Worker

Company: Shoreside Health & Rehab
Location: Miami
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:The social worker will work with residents in the nursing home by identifying their psychosocial, mental and emotional needs along with providing, developing, and/or aiding in the access of services to meet those needs. The nursing home social worker is responsible for fostering a climate, policies and routines that enable residents to maximize their individuality, independence and dignity. This climate shall provide residents with the highest practical level of physical, mental and psychosocial well-being and quality of life.Responsibilities:

  • Review facility policies and procedures as part of the facility's interdisciplinary team to assure compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Participate in reviewing and setting policies concerning resident care and quality of life
  • Participate in developing facility social work policies
  • Develop, maintain and utilize a listing of current community resources that are useful to residents and their families/significant others
  • Understand and meet all government requirements for social service documentation
  • Document progress in meeting the psychosocial needs of residents
  • Work with the interdisciplinary team and administration to promote and protect resident rights and the psychological well-being of each resident. Prevent and address resident abuse as mandated by law and professional licensure
  • Work with residents, families, significant others and staff to provide support, information and organization for taking a more proactive role in self advocacy to improve the quality of life/care for individual residents and the community at large
  • Ensure or provide therapeutic interventions to assist residents in coping with their transition and adjustment to a long-term care facility, including their social, emotional, and psychological needs
  • Provide clinical interventions to address catastrophic events that occur during the resident's stay in the facilityRequirements/Qualifications:
    • LSW, LCSW, or LICSW in the state employed
    • Prior work with elders in a community or long-term care setting is preferred
    • The nursing home social worker must have skills in communication, assessment and social work methods and techniques.
    • Must have a working understanding of social systems along with the ability to implement pertinent state and federal regulations.
    • EducationEntry Level (0-2 years)
    • ExperienceBachelors DegreeBenefits/Perks:
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Life Insurance
      • Retirement SavingsLocation:Miami, FL

Keywords: Shoreside Health & Rehab, Miami , Social Worker, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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