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SOCIAL WORKER I

Date: Aug 30, 2019

Requisition ID: 63912

Location: Presence Res Nursing Rehab

Location Address:
1001 North Greenwood, Park Ridge, IL  60068 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

Resurrection Nursing and Rehab Center - Park RIdge, IL.

 

SUMMARY

The Social Worker I shares the responsibility of identifying social and emotional needs of each client. The position assists with arranging services to meet the needs of residents, providing liaison between the client, family, facility staff, and the community.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Evaluates and assesses the social, cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and environmental status of residents as prescribed by regulatory agencies.
     
  2. Communicates with patient, family, relevant professionals, programs, agencies and others to help client secure service needs, make preferences known, and determine appropriate placement within the facility and in the community.
     
  3. Provides ongoing counseling and emotional/social support in relation to health/social needs, and plan of care, to enable them to cope with difficulties and properly utilize services.
     
  4. Documents interventions and updates care plans as prescribed by regulatory agencies, and as problem situations occur.
     
  5. Participates in ongoing evaluation of residents’ needs and goals through multi-disciplinary care planning.                    

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To 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 Experience                                                              

    Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree strongly preferred  One year social work,  experience is preferred in skilled nursing home environment.

     

    Computer Skills                                                          

    Proficient in Microsoft Office software.               

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Current State of Illinois license as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW)  required. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification per department policy. Membership in National Association of Social Workers is preferred.

     

       

 

 

Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Social Services RNRC

Job Function: Behavioral Health; Professional Services 

 

 

 

Application submittal is acknowledgement that pre-employment screening will be conducted on all potential hires post-offer. Applicants are entitled to a copy of the background check report and have the right to challenge its accuracy and completeness. If the applicant is covered by the Illinois Health Care Worker Background Check Act, and the applicant’s record indicates a conviction, he or she may request a waiver from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

 


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