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Master Social Worker

Master Social Worker

Job ID 
2017-1091
# of Openings 
2
Job Locations 
US-MA-Sunderland
US-MA-Sunderland
Category 
Social Services
Department 
Social Services
Job Type 
Per Diem

Additional information about this position

Responsibilities

The Master Social Worker will be responsible to plan, organize, develop, and implement medically related social services in accordance with current federal, state, and Joint Commission standards, guidelines and regulations, the organization’s established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Director of Social Services or Administrator, to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met / maintained on an individual basis.

 

The primary purpose of the position:

  •  Provide medically related social services to the residents and families.
  • Assist in the development of department policies and procedures based on the current federal, state, and JCAHO regulations.
  • Complete required documentation including admission notes, quarterly progress notes, and interim notes as necessary.
  • Participate in MDS assessment and attend regularly scheduled care plan meetings.
  • Coordinate family meetings as indicated.
  • Advocate on behalf of residents and families regarding issues as appropriate based on Resident Rights, including review of resident grievances.
  • Be aware of Medicare and Medicaid, and other financial assistance programs available to the resident and provide education as indicated.
  • Serve on committees of the Campus as required and as appointed by the Social Services Director or Administrator.
  • Provide oversight to all employees regarding upholding resident rights.

Qualifications

  • Must possess, a Master’s Degree from an approved school of Social Work in a human service field including but not limited to: sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, or psychology.
  • Must be licensed as a Social Worker in Massachusetts.
  • Must have, as a minimum, one year experience as a social worker in a skilled nursing facility, hospital, clinic or other related medical facility.

Company Overview

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. Additionally The Overlook Visiting Nurse Association provides home health services covering over 180 towns across Massachusetts. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.

 

If you share our commitment to the highest quality of resident-centered care please visit our careers site to view available positions.

 

www.overlook-mass.org

 

The Overlook is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer