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Social Worker (LSW) - Temp (FT Dec to Apr)

Social Worker (LSW) - Temp (FT Dec to Apr) Company Description Welcome to the Ch

2019-12-13 2020
Chris Jensen Health & Rehabilitation Center
Position: Social Worker Salary: $20.40 per hour Type: Full Time Location: Duluth, MN
Company Description
Welcome to the Chris Jensen Health and Rehabilitation Center. The care and service we provide is guided by five core
values: hospitality, stewardship, integrity, respect and humor, resulting in a vibrant care community focused on the
dignity, rights and individual capacity of each person.
Residents come to us at challenging times in their lives – following surgery or an extended hospital treatment, or after
events have altered their lives at home. We understand the personal impact caused by significant life and health changes
and are committed to care that makes our residents feel reassured and fulfilled.
A professional staff provides focused rehabilitation services and our dedicated memory care and palliative care teams
attend to individuals with special needs around the clock.
***Temporary position available Dec 2019 - Apr 2020!***
Full-Time M-F | 40 hrs/wk avg
Job Description
PURPOSE OF THE JOB: This position is responsible for providing pre-admission, admission and counseling services to
residents. This position aids residents and their families with personal and environmental difficulties, which may
predispose illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from skilled care.
Assesses and develops a plan of care that meets residents’ needs. Provides or arranges for social services for residents/
family residents as appropriate.
Completes all documents related to social work. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents’
conditions to appropriate staff. Educates families and residents regarding placement, care and rights. Teaches staff on
issues related to resident care, rights and behaviors.
Interviews residents and/or family prior to admission, ensuring that all appropriate admission forms are completed.
Collaborates with external psychologists, psychiatrists, and/or providers to ensure their recommendations are integrated
into the resident’s plan of care in an effort to support psychosocial needs.
Promote and monitor the implementation of the Resident Bill of Rights as well as functioning as the
Resident’s advocate.
Meets emotional needs of resident and/or family by assisting with acceptance of losses, changes in family relationships
and financial status.
Ensures that Social Service intervention is recorded on required documents and that appropriate action is taken.
Assist residents with problem solving and completing a resident satisfaction survey form as appropriate in keeping with
facility policy.
Reviews resident’s chart and contacts family to gather background material in order to develop a social history on new
Serves as liaison between residents, families, the facility and the surrounding community.
Assists with discharging planning for residents who are transferring or returning to the community.
Provide information on advance directives and engage in discussion as necessary.
Assist residents and families with financial and business matters in conjunction with the Business Office and Admissions
Attends initial staffing and care plan conferences, assisting in the development of goals for residents.
Maintains records of all Social Worker contacts with family, friends or community agencies on behalf of residents.
Participate in continuous quality improvement (QAPI) efforts; serve on relevant task forces, project teams and
Organizes and facilitates family support groups at regular intervals.
Facilitates psychosocial groups and/or "one on ones" as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related human services field from an accredited academic institution (including, but
not limited to: gerontology, sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, psychology).
Knowledge of long-term health care Federal and State law, rules and regulations.
At least five (5) year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting, working directly with individuals
Must be currently Licensed Social Worker in MN, and maintain current licensure with state Board of Social Workers as
required by current state licensure requirements
Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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