LTC Social Worker – Mercer County

Full Time Temp to Hire
  • Post Date: July 2, 2019
  • Apply Before: August 23, 2019
  • License and Certifications NJ LSW
Job Description

The primary purpose of your job is assistance in the overall operation of social services in the Health Care Center, in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations and the established policies of the setting. The Health Care Social Worker (HCSW) works collaboratively with the health care social service coordinator and all departments to advocate for residents in the Health Care Center.  The HCSW provides emotional support to both residents and families. The HCSW addresses the medically related needs of residents and assists residents in meeting their highest level of psychosocial functioning.  The HCSW assists in coordinating discharge planning as appropriate.  In addition, the HCSW will assist the Health Care Admissions Coordinator in in admissions processes for the health care center. Complete all MDS documentation as required.

NJ LSW -Experience working with geriatrics population and with admissions/social services in a long-term care setting required.  Discharge planning, care plans and MDS experience required.