Marquis Health Services

  • Social Worker (Full-time)

    Job Locations US-MD-Towson
    ID
    2018-2631
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Social Services
    Location
    Orchard Hill Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
  • Overview

    ORCHARD REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER - TOWSON, MD

     

    SOCIAL WORKER (Full-time)

     

    Orchard Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is searching for an experienced Social Worker.  This position will act as a the Case Manager by providing support to the Director of Social Services in planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Social Services Department. This position provides a flexible, part-time schedule.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
    • LSW licensure required; LCSW or LICSW strongly preferred.
    • Minimum  three (3) years experience as a social worker in a healthcare related setting. Experience within a nursing home or rehabilitation center strongly preferred.
    • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.
    • Knowledgeable of the rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern nursing care facilities.
    • Communication skills with the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

    Responsibilities

    • Interview resident/families as necessary and in a private setting to obtain social history.
    • Develop preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the social service needs of each resident.
    • Ensure that social services components of the MDS are completed and signed on a timely basis.
    • Involve the resident/family in planning social service programs when possible in a private setting.
    • Refer resident/families to appropriate social service agencies when needed 
    • Provide information to resident/families as to Medicare/Medicaid, and other financial assistance programs available to the resident.
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the identification of medically related social and emotional needs of the resident.
    • Participate in community planning related to the interests of residents 
    • Participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of social care plans and resident assessments.
    • Provide consultation to members of our staff, community agencies, etc., in efforts to solve the needs and problems of the resident through the development of social service programs.

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