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[ Philadelphia Nursing Home Social Workers ] Job Information
Category Long Term Care Sub Category
Job Type Temporary Full-time Job Status Sourcing
Minimum Education College - Undergraduate Degree Title
Minimum Experience No of Jobs 3
Duration Start Publishing 10/04/2019
Stop Publishing 02/04/2020

Nursing Home Social Workers needed for full-time, temporary position at a nursing home in Philadelphia County. 

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.

Complete a social history and psychosocial assessment for each resident that identifies social, emotional, and psychological needs (MDS 3.0). 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 support and education to residents/family members/significant others to assist in their understanding of placement and facility issues in addition to referring them to the appropriate social service agencies when the facility does not provide the needed services.

Coordinate the resident discharge planning process and make referrals for appropriate home care services prior to the resident’s return to the community.

BSW or MSW with long term care experience.

Preferred Skills
Posted 10/04/2019 12:40:20