Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.
Join the Genesis family in Social Services where you will provide patients/residents with the highest practical level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being and quality of life. You will identify through communication with patients/residents, their family members/significant others, and nursing center staff, patient/resident's strengths, social, emotional, and mental health needs' and then provide, develop, and/or aide them in accessing services to meet them.
*Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to promote and protect resident rights and the well-being of all patients/residents. This includes educating staff on the role of the social services
*Participate in the development of a written, interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient/resident to address social services needs
*Hold meetings with patients/residents, families, and significant others as requested and to provide support and information so as to improve quality of life
*Perform patient/resident discharge planning activities such as family/patient education, nursing center documentation and make referrals to appropriate agencies and suppliers.
*Establish relationships and maintain contact and referral flow with community based agencies/services
We improve the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion!
*We Care Deeply about YOU! Guided by our Core Values, Code of Conduct and Ethics program, we foster a culture of care and compassion. We focus on improving the quality of care through creativity and innovation, honesty and integrity in all we do.
*We Develop YOU! We provide career ladders, education and training opportunities so you can build a long and successful career with Genesis.
*We Appreciate YOU! We value your contributions to the Genesis mission and vision and instill an environment of teamwork and enjoyment in working together. We recognize and celebrate our shared successes.
*We are Committed to YOU! We know you are the vital link between Genesis, our patients and residents! We inspire you to be your best self.
*We Protect YOU! We take great pride in meeting or exceeding CDC and CMS standards. We've acquired and maintained a necessary supply of PPE, including N95/KN95 masks for all who provide care. We have in place multiple testing capabilities including Point-of-Care (POC) testing in every location according to CMS and local guidance.
*Bachelor's degree from accredited school of Social Work or related field is required. *Must possess any certifications/licensures as required by State of employment to practice in long-term care. *One to three years of supervised social work experience in a health care setting, working directly with individuals, is preferred. *Additional certification such as Geriatric Case Management, Hospice & Palliative Care, Gerontology, Clinical Social Work, Health Care, Nephrology, Mental Health, and/or Substance Abuse is preferred.
Position Type: Full Time - Temporary
Req ID: 372804
Center Name: Pine Lodge Center
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