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Social Worker

Location:Menomonee Falls, WI
Salary Range:Based on Experience
Benefits:Benefits include: health, dental, vision, life, 403(b), tuition reimbursement, PTO and much more!
Employment Type:Part Time
Department:Social Services
Description:Responsible for social care plans, with Physician and other interdisciplinary team members, in the provision of quality services to the residents and their families.

20 hours per week with possible Saturdays
Duties:Through interaction with resident and families, identifies and assesses medically related psychosocial needs of residents and initiates services/treatment plan to meet their needs. Confers with other interdisciplinary team members in order to assess and meet resident's needs. Interprets psychosocial needs of residents to families and staff. Interacts with residents to help them adjust to their medical, social, spiritual, and/or emotional needs and to the nursing home setting. Informs and counsels families to keep them involved and adjusted to the placement of the resident in the nursing home. Performs individual and/or group counseling/case work/therapy including but not limited to:
1) adjustment of the resident
2) rehabilitation of the resident
3) grieving process of the resident and/or family.
Monitors resident progress of physical, mental, and psychosocial functioning. Document pertinent psychosocial information regarding residents. Assists with other members of the interdisciplinary team in developing alternative therapeutic strategies with residents on psychotropic drugs to reduce drug usage. Develops, with other members of the interdisciplinary team, strategies to reduce the use of restraints through participation on the "Restraint Reduction Committee"
Qualifications:Education: A Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a Bachelor's degree in a human services field, including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling and psychology.
Experience: 1-3 years experience in social work within a nursing home environment.
Certification: With State of Wisconsin. Additional CEU credits per State mandate.
Must be able to communicate, recognize and document in English.
Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions without harm to self or others with or without reasonable accommodation.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

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