Licensed Social Worker / Social Services Director
Company: Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC is seeking a
full-time Licensed Social Worker to join our great team of
dedicated employees. The Licensed Social Worker position offers
competitive wages and an excellent benefit package.
JOB KNOWLEDGE AND ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES of Licensed Social
Worker / Social Services Director:
The Social Service Director is responsible for monitoring the
resident's mental and psycho-social needs and to provide the
services to meet these needs in order to attain or maintain the
highest practical level of physical, mental, and psycho-social
Demonstrates knowledge of age specific developmental factors
specific to adult and geriatric residents (i.e., physical,
cognitive, and socialization factors) in directing the overall
operation of the facility's delivery of care.
Develops a social history of each new resident. Utilizes the RAI
process in conducting a psycho-social assessment. Formulates a plan
of care which addresses the identified problems, needs, and
concerns. Documents progress toward goals, assessment updates, and
Actively participates in the pre-admission screening of all
potential residents. Participates in the provision of information
to residents and families during admissions. Orients the resident
to the long-term care environment and facilitates adjustment to
Coordinates and reviews behavior charting so that an effective plan
of care is implemented.
Provides therapeutic counseling to residents and family members, as
appropriate, to meet the residents' psyco-social needs.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS of Licensed Social Worker / Social
Degree in Social Services or related field (or relevant
professional experience to the position).
Must be capable of performing the essential functions of the job,
with or without reasonable accommodations.
Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in
writing, and possess sufficient communication skills to perform the
Possesses strong knowledge of state, federal and local regulations
as they pertain to long term care.
Possesses good communication skills and is patient and
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