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Social Worker, Skilled Nursing (Part Time Days)

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Social Services Coordinator directs and evaluates all aspects of the SNF Department of Social Services.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees overall provision of social work and discharge planning services to residents/patients and their families.
  • Coordinates admissions to the facility.
  • Actively develops, implements and evaluates departmental goals and objectives.-- Evaluates and monitors departmental continuous quality improvement program to insure appropriate service delivery to consumers.
  • Develops, implements and revises Social Service Policies and Procedures.
  • Advises and counsels interdepartmentally on social service issues.
  • Provides emergency on call services for mental health, drug and alcohol patients on an as needed basis when covering for the acute social worker.
  • Represents the department on various facility committees and community boards.
  • Acts as a liaison between resident/patient and community agencies including social, health and government agencies.
  • Facilitates family meetings, rehab meetings, etc., or serves as their chair.
  • Maintains adequate documentation as to comply with Federal, State and JCAHO regulations.EDUCATION:
    A Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a Bachelor's degree in a human services field.
    One year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting working with the geriatric populace.

    Please complete your application using your full legal name and--current home address. --Be sure to--include--employment history for--the past seven (7) years, including your present employer.-- Additionally, you are--encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and--licenses, if applicable. --It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. --Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Allentown , Social Worker, Skilled Nursing (Part Time Days), Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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