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Social Worker (MSW) - Altoona

Social Worker (MSW) - Altoona

Job ID 
2017-4109
Company 
Senior LIFE Altoona
Location 
US-PA-Altoona
Posted Date 
12/5/2017
Category 
Social Work
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
Master's Degree
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Passionate, Vibrant Social Worker with Senior/Geriatric Background Needed to Join Integrated Wellness Team  

 

Full Time - Altoona

 

Senior LIFE is changing the way America sees eldercare, and needs passionate, hardworking, innovative and versatile professionals to join its fast-growing and groundbreaking interdisciplinary care teams. At the center of this integrated approach is comprehensive support of members’ emotional and social well-being, with the LIFE Center Social Worker overseeing the successful development and implementation of many of these integral tasks.  

 

Responsibilities

The Social Worker will be a key participant in member interdisciplinary teams, weighing in on a host of medical, physical, social and emotional assessments and Plans of Care. Additionally, this professional will oversee a number of core programming and therapeutic responsibilities, including:

 

  • Overseeing direct social work case management services for all LIFE Center members
  • Providing social service support including screenings, counseling and external referrals, as needed
  • Reevaluating and updating Plans of Care based on change in members’ status, emergent conditions and other relevant circumstances, then communicating changes to all relevant stakeholders (i.e. interdisciplinary teams, families, caregivers)
  • Completing ongoing periodic assessments to ensure a thorough evolution of member care, in keeping with changing needs and requests
  • Documenting all visits, including deviations from approved care plans and prescribed intervention techniques
  • Documenting member medical records and maintaining electronic case management assessments for immediate and future use
  • Identifying development areas, including individual member enhancements and overarching LIFE Center opportunities for growth and expansion, then developing and implementing these improvements
  • Counseling families in both individual and group settings, and leading relevant activities to educate these care participants
  • Visiting in-home members, assessing needs and developing/implementing comprehensive speech/language care plans accordingly
  • General administrative duties, including completing and submitting 1768 documents to required agencies within 48 hours

Qualifications

All candidates must have an MSW from an accredited university, plus one years’ experience with the elderly/frail population.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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