QNS Recruiting

Social Worker

Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2022 12:51 PM)
Job ID
2022-8230
Location
US-PA-Altoona
Category
Social Work
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
High School Diploma or Equivalent - Required
Experience Needed
1-3 years
Salary Info
Based on Experience.
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

Social Worker

Full Time - Altoona, PA

Altoona Center for Nursing Care is seeking a Social Worker work with Social Service programs. This position will help to evaluate the social needs of each resident admitted and will help to formulate a written plan of care. The Social Worker will also be responsible for the review and revision of care plans as necessary and performing assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.

 

 

Responsibilities

Social Worker responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Makes arrangements for obtaining needed adaptive equipment, clothing, and personal items.
  • With resident’s permission, maintains contact with family to report on changes in health, current goals, resident’s rights, discharge planning, and to encourage participation in care planning.
  • Makes referrals and obtains services from outside entities, such as taking books, absentee ballots, and community wheelchair transportation.
  • Assists residents with financial and legal matters, such as applying for pensions, referrals to lawyers, and referrals to funeral homes for preplanning arrangements.
  • Assists with discharge planning services, such as helping to place a resident on a waiting list for community congregate living, arranging intake for home-care services for residents returning home, assisting with transfer arrangements to other facilities. Completes discharge plan in accordance with discharge plan policy.
  • Completes a social history assessment and discharge plan on each resident admitted.
  • Provides inservice programs for the facility staff on resident rights, psycho social needs of the residents. Provides counseling/support for the resident’s family/responsible party and the employees of the facility.
  • Performs all other duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

Requirements of Social Worker:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work or related field required. Knowledge of federal and state regulation and Medicare and Medicaid regulations required.

EOE.

 

 

 

 

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