Cobble Hill LifeCare
  • 27-May-2021 to 26-Jul-2021 (MST)
  • Cobble Hill LifeCare
  • NY, USA
  • Full Time

Cobble Hill Health Center is a not-for-profit long- and short-term care facility providing services to the disabled and elderly for over 40 years. The Social Worker will play an integral role in helping us to achieve our vision: to consistently exceed expectations and set the standard for excellence in residential and community care.

About The Role:

Reporting to the Director of Social Work, the Social Worker will work with residents in the nursing home, and families, by identifying their psychosocial, mental and emotional needs along with providing, developing, and/or aiding in the access of services to meet those needs. Services will be provided in strict adherence to government regulations. The nursing home Social Worker is responsible for fostering a climate, policies, and routines that enable residents to maximize their individuality, independence, and dignity. You will provide residents with the highest practical level of physical, mental and psychosocial well-being, and quality of life.

The Ideal Social Worker:

  • MSW from an accredited School of Social Work
  • At least 1 year prior professional working experience 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. He/she should be able to work effectively with a variety of disciplines in an individual and team setting. He/she should have a working understanding of social systems along with the ability to implement pertinent state and federal regulations.
  • Ability to work in fast passed environment

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

The nursing home Social Worker shall exercise professional judgment in carrying out a variety of activities that maximize the well-being and quality of life of residents.

  • Review facility policies and procedures as part of the facility's interdisciplinary team to assure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • 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 wellbeing of each resident.
  • Work with residents, families, significant others and staff to provide support, information to improve the quality of life/care for individual residents and those who live and work within the nursing home and the community at large.
  • Participate in the development of a written, interdisciplinary plan of care for each resident that identifies the psychosocial needs/issues of the resident, the goals to be accomplished for those needs/issues, and the appropriate social worker interventions.
  • 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.
  • Work with the resident and family on developing a MOLST, completing BIMS/PHQ9/MDS assessments
  • Participate in community/professional meetings as determined by Supervisor/Director.
  • Supervise undergraduate students/interns.
  • Participate in special, select projects as identified by Supervisor/Director.
  • Perform any other duties identified by the Director.

What We Offer:

  • An award winning culture - we are a certified Great Place To Work
  • An opportunity to express your talents and lead a high performing team
  • Free hot meal for each shift worked
  • 10% of salary employer contribution retirement plan with 3 year vesting schedule
  • Generous medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage
  • Employer contribution toward medical deductible
  • 16 paid holidays plus an additional 31 sick/vacation days (including RN day and your birthday to name a few!)
  • Professional development and career coaching opportunities
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