Social Worker (BM #614) FT Exempt

  • 13801 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Join our caring and compassionate team that make up the fabric of our community. As part of the Quaker values Broadmead appreciates the contribution of every individual employee. To reflect this, Broadmead offers competitive wages and generous benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid leave, and retirement plans.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Social Work, and in collaboration with the inpatient and outpatient staff of Broadmead’s Health Care Department, the social worker is responsible for the implementation and delivery of comprehensive social work services.  The social worker is a vital member of the interdisciplinary team, he/she will collaborate with other team members evaluate policies and procedures related to Health Services.  The social worker will also collaborate with the Director of Social Work to evaluate programs, policies and procedures aimed at enhancing the psychosocial wellbeing of the community at-large.

  1. Assessing patients admitted to the health care unit.

  2. Providing social work evaluations.

  3. Lead interdisciplinary care plan meetings.

  4. Formulating person-center care plans.

  5. Instituting social work services and/or team interventions to facilitate adjustment, coping, or understanding.

  6. Maintaining up-to-date documentation as mandated by regulatory bodies.

  7. Securing resources for patients/residents on the health care unit.

  8. Initiating groups or activities, either independently or in concert with other health care staff including activities staff, with the goal of therapeutically assisting residents and their families in adjusting to living at Broadmead.

  9. Coordinate discharge plans for patients in the sub-acute rehab who are returning to their home at Broadmead, or to the community at large.

  10. Identify patients/residents who may need referrals to psych services. Assist with coordination of referrals to psych services.

  11. Provide in-services as needed to staff.

  12. Serve on facility wide committees as requested.

  13. Provide supervision to social work students as the opportunity arises.

  14. Cover for the Director of Social work as needed.

  15. Serve as the Coordinator of Care between hospice providers and the Broadmead community.

  16. Be aware of HIPAA security regulations.

  17. The social worker will help ensure a high quality of life among Broadmead residents by being available for therapeutic counseling on a variety of issues including, but not limited to:

  • Adjustment to institutional living.

  • Interpersonal relations.

  • Financial problems.

  • Family relations.

  • Changes in life due to aging.

  • Adjustment to understanding/acceptance of medical diagnosis, treatment or procedures.

  • The search for a meaningful way of life.

  • Death and dying.

  1. The social worker will perform additional duties and complete projects as directed by the supervisor. Accountable for promoting internal customer service.

  2. Abide by the organization’s code of conduct in the performance of their duties

Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge of social process, human development, human motivation and human relations.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the normal aging process.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of dementia.

  • Requires 5 years’ experience of General knowledge of social work program development, implementation, and review.

  • General knowledge of the State and Federal laws and regulations concerning the provision of health care to patients.

  • General knowledge of available resources for services to residents.

  • Requires a Master’s Degree of Social Work and, preferably, experience in the field of aging.

  • Requires a professional license from the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (LMSW, LCSW or LCSW-C)

    Problem Solving:

  • Has latitude to deal with complex problems.

  • Refers unusual problems to supervisor.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks at the same time.

  • Has the interpersonal skills needed to address sensitive topics

Accountabilities:

  • Ensure high quality of care of patients and residents through development and implementation of effective social work programs.

Ensure high quality of life for residents through effective counseling programs, and ongoing evaluation and analysis of such programs.

Additional Information

Accountabilities:

  • Ensure high quality of care of patients and residents through development and implementation of effective social work programs.

Ensure high quality of life for residents through effective counseling programs, and ongoing evaluation and analysis of such programs.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

The Level of access to residents’ medical information will be determined based on the duties of their job and the employees will be trained on appropriate security levels.