Social Worker

Posted 4 years ago

General Summary:

Shall have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in human services or a related field from an accredited college or university and at least one year of relevant and recent experience working with adults in a professional capacity. Responsibilities of the social worker include: individual, group and family counseling, case management, providing social work assessment of each member upon admission and quarterly thereafter, participate in a quarterly assessments and review of care plan.

 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Informing participants of and referring participants to available community services;
  • Participating in the completion of comprehensive assessments and plans of care;
  • Writing service coordination notes in the participant’s health record upon service commencement, when significant changes occur, and at least one time every 90 days or more often as necessary to ensure the health record reflects the current clinical needs of the participant;
  • Providing, as appropriate, coordination of the medically-related physical, mental, and behavioral, service needs of a participant at the time of enrollment, during treatment and care in the Program, or at the time of discharge;
  • Assisting with any personal, social, family, or adjustment problems the participant may experience at the Program;
  • Referring the participant or family to the appropriate community resources if the participant or the participant’s family requires specialized counseling; and
  • Coordinating services if a participant needs services from other community agencies, and no agency is acting as coordinator of services for that participant.
  • Assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the services required to meet a participant’s needs
  • Other duties as designated.

 

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to implement the social service functions of the adult medical day care program.
  • Understanding of the needs of impaired, elderly persons.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Current CPR & First Aid.

 

Reporting Relationship:

  • Reports to the Program Director.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of personnel assigned.

 

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