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Social Service

Company: Sixteen Acres Healthcare Center
Location: Springfield
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Sixteen Acres Healthcare Center - Sixteen Acres Healthcare Center a skilled nursing facility in Springfield, MA, is currently seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for our Social Services position.
The Social Services - answers to the Administrator and his/her responsibility will be to provide for the physical, psychological, and social needs of the residents and all other duties assigned. Additionally, the SS shares a responsibility toward creating and sustaining an environment that humanizes and individualizes each resident. Bear Mountain Healthcare is committed to providing care that recognizes each resident's physical, emotional and spiritual needs beyond traditional nursing procedures and protocols. The SS must perform all of the duties and responsibilities outlined below using available resources to effectively assist residents to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial well-being for each resident.
The SSD's main responsibility will be to motivate all residents to make healthy adjustments to the nursing facility, by their participation in activities and social events. Informal counseling will be a part of the SS - job responsibilities, and they will attempt to uncover any problems which might be interfering with the residents' socialization and participation in home activities. The SS will be available to help any resident who feels a need to share personal problems. The SS, when feasible, will have daily contact with all residents, providing residents with opportunities to make vocal their problems and reassurance that staff at the home cares about, and is interested, in their welfare. The SS will be called upon to find solutions to issues concerning the resident, family and facility. All grievances must be reported to the administrator.
LTC/Nursing Home Experience preferred
Social Work degree
Licensed social worker in the state of MA

Keywords: Sixteen Acres Healthcare Center, Springfield , Social Service, Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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