Benedictine Health System

  • Social Worker

    Job Locations USA-MO-St. Joseph
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/13/2019 1:44 PM)
    Campus Name
    Living Community of St. Joseph
    Category
    Social Services
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Days
    Specific Shift Times
    8am -4:30pm
    Scheduled Days of the Week
    5
    Weekend Work Requirement
    Varies
  • Overview

    The Social Worker is responsible for identifying residents’ needs and preferences, customary routines, concerns, and choices through assessments and care planning. 

    Responsibilities

    Identifies and determines the best options that meet the residents’ physical and emotional needs.  Identifies, provides services, and conducts interventions for grief, bereavement, and end of life issues.  Assists in vulnerable adult maltreatment investigations and provides associate education.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications Required

    • Bachelor’s degree from a school accredited in the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
    • Current state licensure the Board of Social Work, in good standing.
    • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
    • Knowledge of community resources.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams.
    • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

    Qualifications Preferred

    • Hospital or nursing home experience.
    • Geriatric population experience.
    • Knowledge of medical setting and terminology.
    • Ability to intervene in a crisis situation.

     

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