Vero Health and Rehab

Social Worker

Locations Available:
  • Sylva
  • Watertown
  • Amesbury

Nursing Home/Rehab Center

This premiere Skilled Nursing Facility is looking to add a Social Worker to their team.

The Social Worker position is a 40 hour a week position. The Social Worker is expected to have working knowledge of state regulations set forth by the Department of Public Health and a basic understanding of state, federal and managed care insurances.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Upon admission, implement admission assessments, care plans and determine discharge plan.
  • Participate in 48-hour care plan meetings, family meetings as needed and discharge planning meetings.
  • Complete Minimum Data Sets (MDS) interviews and assessments in timely manner and implement care plans according to results.
  • Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc., and submitting such to the Executive Director/Administrator as requested/required.
  • Participate in weekly Medicare meetings, work closely with rehab and case management to develop discharge plan for short term resident to ensure success back to community.
  • Provide all appropriate community referrals for short term residents prior to discharge to ensure safe discharge back to community.
  • Remain available and provide consultation to residents/families in efforts to solve their questions or concerns.
  • Collaborate with in-house Hospice providers on referrals and maintain communication on residents on hospice services. As well as attend monthly hospice CCM meetings.
  • Maintain Quarterly, Annual, Interim, Room Change, Hospitalization and Change of Status notes in resident’s medical record, as well as updating care plans accordingly.
  • Participate and attend weekly care plan meetings with Unit Manager; complete care plan summary of meeting following care plan meeting.
  • Maintain a quality working relationship with outside health care facilities and community organizations.
  • Work closely with our legal team to ensure Guardianships, Conservatorships and Roger’s Authority’s remain up-to-date. Facilitate and ensure legal paperwork is completed by physicians and returned to legal team in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain a positive, productive working relationship with all other departments within the building in order to promote team atmosphere.

And more…

  • Social Work License (LSW) in Massachusetts, LCSW preferred.
  • Social Work experience – 1 year minimum.
  • Long Term Care experience – 1 year minimum.
  • Short Term Rehab/Discharge Planning experience – 1 year preferred.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task in fast pace work environment.
  • Possess the skill to work independently and also be an important member of interdisciplinary team.
  • Desire to make a difference in the lives of our residents.
Competitive salary and benefits!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
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