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Social Worker

Social Worker – Jewish Nursing Home

JGS Lifecare has been taking care of the elders of our community for more than a century, fulfilling a promise made in 1912 to provide compassionate care to improve their physical, spiritual and social needs. Guided by Jewish traditions and values, we welcome the opportunity to make the lives of the elders we serve fulfilling, meaningful and vibrant across a spectrum of services. JGS Lifecare is committed to being an “Employer of Choice.” We offer employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health and elder care settings. At JGS Lifecare you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation and benefits package. We are a smoke-free campus to ensure the health and safety of JGS Lifecare residents, patients, visitors and employees.
We are currently seeking a Social Worker that takes pride in delivering excellence in serving others, especially our elderly population.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participating in the formation of an interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient based on medical, nursing and psycho-social needs of the patient.
  • At admission, develop the comprehensive social service evaluation for the clinical record, to include the patient’s social history, social and emotional need of the resident, working goals and treatment plan.
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team of nurses, a Chaplain, doctors, social workers and home health aides.
  • Attend, participate and facilitate interdisciplinary plan of care meetings regularly to discuss patient medical, psycho-social, and physical needs. 
  • Assist families to find community resources and act as a liaison with other responsible parties.
  • Have an understanding and acknowledgement of dementia and how to work with individuals with this disease at the various stages.
  • Able to advocate for the patients’ needs.
  • Provide supervision to volunteers and other social workers on the team.
  • Work with other professionals in outside settings such as nursing homes, assisted livings, hospitals, ect.
  • Visit patients on a regular basis to assess their needs and to meet plan of care goals.

Job Requirements:

  • Massachusetts Social Work License
  • Master Degree in Social Work, LICSW preferred
  • Clinical social work experience in health care setting a plus, preferable involving geriatrics.

Benefits:

  • Health and Dental insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Competitive pay

*Chelsea Jewish Lifecare conducts extensive background checks and professional references for all potential employees. You must be able to provide a recent physical and required immunizations.
JGS Lifecare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran
JGS Lifecare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.

 

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