Social Worker

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Madison, WI
Key Responsibilities

At this time, we are seeking a Social Worker to join our team!

* As part of the admission process, meet with the resident and/or family to review policies on advanced directives, resident rights and discrimination.

* Conduct and document a Psychosocial History and Assessment, including identification of resident problems/needs.

* Attends interdisciplinary team meetings.

* Coordination of discharge planning and family meetings.

* When appropriate, provision of psychosocial groups.

* Provision of one-to-one interventions

* Provide for and or arrange for social work services as indicated by Resident needs.

* Assist resident with concrete needs, such as financial planning.

* Communicate with resident's family re: resident needs, transfers, discharge and changes in level of care, and financial responsibility.

* Implement social service interventions that achieve treatment goals, address resident needs, link social supports, physical care and the physical environment to enhance quality of life.

* Interpret and explain resident behavior to staff to foster understanding, facilitate treatment and foster respect for resident rights.

* Respects confidentiality.

* May serve as back-up to admission coordinator

* All other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree in Social Work or a related field preferred.

* Working knowledge of personal computer and basic software applications used in job functions.

* Strong organizational and analytical skills; oral and written communication skills.

* Working knowledge of and ability to apply professional standards of social work practice in job situations.

* Current knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations that apply to the practice of social work in long-term care.