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Omega Senior Living Social Worker - SNF in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11380852 Social Worker - SNFWichita, KS, KS, USA Req #745 Monday, January 18, 2021Social Worker - SNFGENERAL DESCRIPTION The primary purpose of your job position is to assist in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the overall operation of our facility's Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis. You will also help residents understand their diagnosis and make the necessary adjustments to their lifestyle, housing or health care. You will help arrange for services to help residents by assessing their situation, setting goals and obtaining required services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Adheres to the policies, operating procedures, the Mission and Core Values of Omega Senior Living. Determines nature of client's situation by interviewing client assessing medical, psychological, emotional, and social information making on-site visits. Establishes course of action by exploring options setting goals with client. Obtains assistance for client by referring him/her to community resources; arranging for appointments; establishing rapport with other agencies. Fosters client's action or adjustment by interpreting attitudes and patterns of behavior explaining and pointing out new options. Maintains record of case by documenting client's situation and client's own actions and follows up accordingly. Monitors resident and family complaints and follows up according to policies, procedures and regulations. Maintains operations by following policies and procedures participating in quality reviews reporting needed changes. Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. Participates in completing sections of the MDS as assigned and schedules care plan meetings. Participates in the admission process and completes a social history upon admission and update as needed. Will keep certification current and participate in continuing education to include staff meetings, in-services and web based trainings. This is an overview of the Job Description and not a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate shall perform all duties as assigned. EDUCATION Must possess a Bachelor's degree in social work with licensed in the state of Kansas in good standing. EXPERIENCE Minimum of 1-3 years' experience as a licensed social worker preferably in a healthcare setting. Must be well organized, an excellent communicator and a proven leader. Fundamental understanding of healthcare policies, Must be proficient with Microsoft Office. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served. Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel. Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level in which they are currently functioning. Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing social services. Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace. Omega Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.