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Nursing Home Social Worker 

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Description

Nursing home social worker needed for full-time position in Bucks County.

The primary purpose of your position is to assist in fostering the climate, enhancing the quality of life; emphasize assisting the resident cope, retain their individuality, independence and choice; and ensuring compliance with Federal and State regulations and facility standards.

Social Worker is responsible for working as a team member, for assisting co-workers and managers in the pursuit of service excellence, and for following both organizational and regulatory policies and procedures. Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of all resident care information and treats all residents fairly and with kindness, dignity and respect.
  • Attends, participates, and leads scheduled programs, trainings and activities.
  • Learns continuously by attending all in-services, Relias trainings, attends seminars and various meetings as applicable to always remain in compliance with best practice State and Federal regulation.
  • Completes all assessments on time and attends all care conferences for designated residents.
  • Enable residents to see causes, connections and implications, create sound plans; solve problems effectively; set priorities and to make decisions for the good of the whole based on analysis, experience and judgement.
  • Maintains family involvement with residents by facilitating and encouraging this involvement and notifying families of resident issues and concerns.
  • Completes insurance updates for residents with the most current information and gathered information from the Interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to navigate the MDS, care plans and point of care in order to input assessments and to investigate about a resident’s care.
  • Proactively anticipate and identify potential problems, issues and opportunities by monitoring the resident’s adjustment to facility living, health, treatment plans and goals.
  • Participates in facility survey (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.
  • Assist, develop and revise the departmental policies, procedures, forms applicable to social worker’s functions.

 

Competencies

  • High level of interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to relate to a variety of people and personalities.
  • Initiative
  • Organizational Skills
  • Time Management
 
Position Requirements

BSW/MSW with experience in a skilled nursing. Experience with Medicaid process. Ability to communicate effectively with residents and staff.  Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, staff and support agencies. Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

 

 

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