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Healthcare Social Worker - Rehab

Company: Bishop Gadsden
Location: Charleston
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Healthcare Social Worker - RehabOur Healthcare Social Workers at Bishop Gadsden, located on James Island, SC will develop and implement social service programs and policies to meet the social and emotional health needs of our residents. Team members also advise family and care givers, provide patient education and counseling, and make referrals for other services for patients in our Rehab area of care.Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement social service programs and policies to meet residents' social and emotional needs
  • Develop one-to-one professional relationships with residents and families to provide social support and counseling
  • Counsel residents and families in dealing with feelings and issues surrounding emotional, mental, environmental, or physical limitations and losses as well as end of life issues
  • Provide counseling for death/dying issues and/or bereavement for residents and family members as needed
  • Serve as the Grievance Officer for the Christie Rehab Center, investigating and following up on grievances
  • Coordinate family and community resources as needed to promote emotional security and work to resolve residents' problems with mental, environmental, or physical limitations
  • Complete required MDS assessments for all patients in the Christie Rehab Center
  • Facilitate the completion of all CMS required notices in the Christie Rehab Center
  • Participate in the admission review process for the Christie Rehab Center, assessing patients for admission
  • Assess and document residents' transfer or discharge needs, and participate in resident status meetings to convey level-of-care or transfer considerations to committee members
  • Schedule and facilitate 72-hour, care plan, and discharge meetings in the Christie Rehab Center
  • Collaborate with the Social Services Care Navigator, the Healthcare Social Worker, and the Apartment and Cottages Social Services Coordinator to assist with services to meet the social and emotional needs of the residents
  • Act as a liaison with social, health, and community agencies, making referrals for residents and families when needed including the hospice staff, home health and the consulting psychiatrist.
  • Serve as a resource for nurses and social work consultant in healthcare
  • Act as a resource and assist with training when necessary for other departments in dealing with geriatric social health and welfare concerns
  • Knowledgeable in current resources and topics related to the field of gerontology
  • Maintain open communication with the various departments (particularly nursing, resident services, dining services, and housekeeping) to ensure accurate monitoring of social/health needs of residents
  • Maintain high standards of professionalism, customer service, and teamwork in all interactions and relationships with residents, family members, and staff
  • Maintain confidentiality in records and all dealings with residents
  • Promote and explain residents' rights to staff and residents as necessary
  • Participate in community-wide activities, continuing education and training, and observe all facility policies and procedures
  • Perform other related duties as directed by supervisorQualifications
    • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively and able to read, write and follow written and verbal directions in English
    • Ability to read and comprehend numbers and written material both on paper and on computer systems
    • Ability to represent the Bishop Gadsden community professionally both in manner and appearance
    • Must possess exceptional communication skills
    • Ability to interact with residents and their families as well as staff with tact and courtesy, while maintaining the confidentiality of the residents and the organization
    • Ability to stand, stoop, bend, reach, and lift (up to 50 pounds /-)Required Education and Experience
      • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or equivalent education, with relevant counseling and social services experience, preferably in a CCRC or retirement community setting
      • At least 5 years' experience in the gerontology field
      • Licensed as a Social Worker in the state of South Carolina preferred
      • Must be proficient in computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook and able to learn other computer programs as needed Be BG! Benefits for Bishop Gadsden Team Members!Bishop Gadsden located on James Island, is a not-for-profit, faith-based retirement community, affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Bishop Gadsden is known as the Southeast's leading life care retirement community and is located on James Island, just 10 minutes from downtown Charleston! We offer team members a flexible and fun work environment, top pay, great benefits, and a community-minded atmosphere! Successful candidates will enjoy access to a wide range of benefits such as:
        • Multiple Medical Insurance/ Prescription Plan Options
        • Company Provided Health Reimbursement Account
        • Flexible Spending and Dependent Day Care Accounts
        • Dental/Vision Insurance
        • Short-term Disability (80% Employer Paid)
        • Long-term Disability
        • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance and AD&D Policy
        • Voluntary Life Insurance (Employee, Spouse, Child)
        • Supplemental Accident/Cancer Insurance Options
        • 401(k) Matching Retirement Plan
        • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and ability to cash in unused PTO
        • End-of-the-Year Bonus for all team members
        • Free 24/7 TELADOC for team member and household
        • PayActiv (pay advancement) Enrollment
        • Wellness Programs and Facilities with discounts on personal training and massage therapy
        • Access to and discounted BG Spa Services
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        • Scholarship Opportunities for Education and Student Debt Payoff
        • Company paid CPR/AED classes
        • Monthly Employee Appreciation Celebrations/Giveaways
        • Monthly Safety Cash Giveaways
        • Annual Nursing Awards
        • Community Caf-- / Employee onsite dining options
        • Free Onsite and close proximity parking
        • Holiday Pay (9 holidays) paid at time and 1---2 for hourly team members
        • Free holiday meal for team members working on a given holiday
        • Ability to apply to purchase donated vehicles
        • Generous Spirit Program where team members earn PTO for working on approved charitable activities
        • Free Working Advantage Entertainment Benefit Membership (exclusive entertainment discounts/specials)Check out our quick video highlighting why working at Bishop Gadsden is different! Please copy/paste this link into your browser:

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