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11/02/2021

Social Worker - LSW

Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber

Social Worker - LSW

OVERVIEW

The Social Worker assists with the planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing of the social services program in accordance with company standards and federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations to ensure that the emotional and psycho-social needs of the residents are met and maintained by assisting residents in navigating through the healthcare system and overcoming barriers to meet their health and wellness goals and providing appropriate education in support of achieving those goals.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations Management

  • Assesses and interprets social, psychological, and emotional needs of residents and families and ensures their needs are being met. 
  • Facilitates intake assessments and interviews for social service planning while following the schedule of the MDS.
  • Provides residents and families information about and referrals to appropriate agencies and other financial and program assistance as necessary.
  • Assists residents and families with insurance coverage and end of life affairs and plans.
  • Assists in scheduling of care plans and assessments to be presented and discussed.
  • Participates in discharge planning and coordinating resident level of care changes and manages care transitions communicating vital information for reconnection to community resource agencies and which healthcare teams as needed.
  • Conducts ongoing counseling, social work intervention, and follow up as needed.
  • Coordinates social services activities with other departments and/or service providers to ensure that daily programming can be performed without interruption.

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