Bachelor's Social Worker Casual (Sioux Falls) (SD, Sioux Falls)


Aseracare


Posted Under: Sioux Falls, South Dakota jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 57101
Posted On: 2018-12-08 00:00:00

JOB ADVERTISEMENT

Sioux Falls & surrounding areas (60-mile radius)

As a Social Worker at AseraCare Hospice, you know that quality care is about much more than just addressing physical need. That's why our Social Worker takes care to understand the social, spiritual and emotional factors related to our patients' health and end-of-life journey. In this role, you'll establish a plan of care that fosters the personal worth, spiritual well-being and human dignity of each patient. You'll also assess patients' and their families' capacity to cope with challenges, help them to live better within the limitations of illness and make the most of every moment. Help maximize the time patients and families have together as a Social Worker at AseraCare Hospice by performing a variety of daily tasks. Are you a dedicated and compassionate person ready to make a difference every day? The right person will be ready to empower patients and their families to make the most of their hospice journey.

GENERAL PURPOSE

To assist in the identification of and to provide for each resident's social, emotional and psychological needs, and the continuing development of the resident's full potential during his/her stay at the facility and to assist in the planning for discharge.



ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

Upon placement, orient the resident to the long-term/sub-acute care environment and assist with facility adjustment. Develop a social history, social assessment and care plan which identifies pertinent problems and needs, realistic goals to be accomplished and the specific action to be taken in resolution of the problems and/or needs upon admission of each new resident. Document progress notes, which relate to each resident's care plan when necess --ary and within policy time --frames. Implement staff approaches that address problems, needs or concerns and periodically review. Evaluate the effectiveness of the staff approaches; evaluate changes in the mental and psychosocial assessment. Revise the resident's plan of care according to needs. Actively participate in interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings Assess each resident's potential for discharge. Assist the resident and family in discharge and placement planning
Organize family groups to promote communications, education and support between family members, facility staff and administration, and provide counseling as needed. Assist in the education of the community regarding aging, rights of residents, facility services and other related topics
Attend and participate in orientation, training, in-services education activities and staff meetings
Understand, comply with and promote all rules regarding residents' rights; promote positive relationships with residents, visitors and regulators, to include a professional appearance and attitude. Inform residents and families of their rights and responsibilities. Act as the residents' advocate

CODE OF CONDUCT

Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities