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Social Worker in LTC Setting

Company: Summit LTC
Location: Dallas
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
POSITION SUMMARYWe are looking for a skilled Social Worker to become a part of our facility's compassionate care-giving team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the oversee of admission, discharge, referral and care planning process for our residents. We're looking for a highly competent and well-organized professional who values safety, security and patient wellness above all else. We focus on providing the best care possible while ensuring patient satisfaction in every interaction. The Social Worker is responsible for making sure those values are reflected in his or her staff at all times.PM21

Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or relevant qualification.Must possess, as a minimum, a LBSW from an accredited college or university.Possession of a current valid Texas driver's license or regular means of transportation to and from work.One (1) year of experience as a social worker in a skilled rehabilitation, skilled nursing or Long-Term Care (LTC) environment preferred.Experience with electronic medical records preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESMust be capable of operating a personal computer to enter resident data as required by regulation and facility policy.Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to communicate orally and in written form effectively with all levels of employees, patients, families, and vendors.Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees, patients, families, and vendors.Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.Good understanding of medical and pharmacological terminology.Excellent problem solving/analysis/judgment skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracyBuilds and maintains cooperative working relationshipsMust possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, law enforcement, other agencies, and the public.Resourceful, dependable and accountableAble to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSMust possess a current and active LBSW license to practice as a social worker in this state.Summit LTC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.PI191022462

Keywords: Summit LTC, Dallas , Social Worker in LTC Setting, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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