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Social Services Worker

Company: Prestige Healthcare
Location: Fort Gratiot
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Want more than just a job, looking for a career? MediLodge wants you! We are currently hiring for Social Services Worker to join our team. MediLodge is a skilled nursing group that is looking for the best, most compassionate employees to join our team. A career with MediLodge is a rewarding one where you can see the impact on residents and their family members. We promote growing our own and are very involved in our employees development, helping them to achieve their goals! MediLodge offers Top Notch Benefit Packages to our Employees!Competitive WagesTuition ReimbursementStudent Loan Repayment ProgramOpportunities for AdvancementCompany Paid Life InsurancePaid Sick Vacation Time401k ProgramMedical, Dental, Vision InsuranceAflac and Colonial Ancillary Insurance Products Help us make a difference! Summary: Provides psychosocial support to residents and their families. Qualifications:Education: BSSW, MSSW preferredLicenses/Certification: Licensing as required by the state of employmentExperience: One year of experience in a long term care environment. Essential Functions:Provides direct psychosocial intervention.Performs resident assessments at admission, upon condition change and/or annually.Creates, reviews and updates care plan and progress notes.Provides direct psychosocial intervention.Coordinates resident visits with outside services,dental, optical, etc.Attends and documents resident counsel meetings.Assists residents families in coping with skilled nursing placement, physical illness and disabilities of the resident, and the grieving process.Works with the patient, family and other team members to plan discharge.Conducts in-service programs to educate staff regarding psychosocial issues and patient rights.Supervises and guides Social Services Assistants.Performs other tasks as assigned. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.Ability to maintain confidentiality.Knowledge of psychosocial practices applicable to a long term care environment.Skilled in directing and motivating the workforce.

Keywords: Prestige Healthcare, Sterling Heights , Social Services Worker, Other , Fort Gratiot, Michigan

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