Company: Hempstead Park Nursing Home
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Hempstead Park Nursing Home - Education
Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor's Degree in social work or
psychology from an accredited school.
Masters Social Work preferred from an accredited school.
Licensed Masters Social Work preferred from an accredited
Must have, as a minimum, two (2) years' experiences as a Social
Worker in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related
medical facility, preferred. -
Director of Social Work
Purpose of Your Job Position
The primary purpose of your position is to plan, organize, develop,
and direct the overall operation of the Facility's Social Services
Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local
standards, guidelines, and regulations, our established policies
and procedures. The Social Service Department will ensure that the
residents overall quality of ;life is maintained while at the
facility. The social worker will develop relationships with the
residents and their families to ensure that their needs are
provided in a timely and dignified manner.
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of
this position. - However, it in no way states or implies that these
are the only duties you will be required to perform. - The omission
of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related or is an essential
function of the position. -
Working knowledge of state and federal regulations.
Must be able to read, speak, write and understand the English
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when
circumstances warrant such actions.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel,
residents and family members.
Must possess the willingness to work harmoniously with professional
and non-professional personnel.
Must possess patient, tact and a cheerful disposition and
enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult
residents, if necessary.
Demonstrates commitment to continuing professional development.
Ability to recognize and later describe persons associated with
nursing homes safety and security.
Works in office areas as well as throughout the nursing service
area (i.e., units, resident's rooms, etc.)
Sits stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during working
Is subject to frequent interruptions.
Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government
agencies, under all conditions/circumstances.
Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family
members, personnel and visitors.
Communicates with all of the interdisciplinary team including
Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends, holidays when
Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc throughout
Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and
conditions, including AIDS and Hepatitis B Viruses.
Physical and Sensory Requirements (With or without the aid of
Must be able to cope with the mental stress and emotional stress of
Must be able to hear and see or use prosthetics that will enable
these senses to function.
Must be in generally good health.
Must be able to lift, pull, push and move a minimum of fifty
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents.
DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS -
- - - - - -Participate in discharge planning, development and
implementation of social care plans and resident assessments.
- - - - - Maintain a quality working relationship with the medical
profession and other health related facilities and
- - - -Participate in Facility surveys (inspections) made by
authorized government agencies, as necessary or as may be
- - - -Assure that social service progress notes are informative
and descriptive of the services provided and of the resident's
response to the service.
- - - - - - - - - Educate residents and families about the
implementation of Advanced Directives.
- - - - - - - - - Upon admission review required policies and
- - -Upon admission, the social work department will ensure
appropriate Screen and PASSR documents are placed in the resident
Care Plan and Assessment Functions
- - - -Documents 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.
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