Virginia Health Services
  • Hampton, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Virginia Health Services is hiring a Social Worker for Northampton Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center, located in Hampton, VA. This is a Full Time position!

The Social Worker has the following responsibilities:

  • Develops social histories on residents through information obtained from referral sources, appropriate social agencies, residents and family members or friends.
  • Evaluates the resident's social situation; incorporates into the resident's overall care plan an assessment of specific needs, measurable goals and progress.
  • Helps resident understand their need for placement and assists in dealing with placement.
  • Works closely with outside agencies and services involved in the residents plan of care.
  • Committee responsibilities as assigned.
  • Complies with all established policies and procedures.
  • Promote and demonstrate positive customer service towards VHS, co-workers, residents, families and visitors.
  • Participates in the evaluation of resident's need for continued care (through periodic review) and of the feasibility of return to the community.
    • Coordinate and conduct care plan meetings.
    • Input MDS information and psychosocial care plan goals into computer.
    • Documents findings in medical record.
    • Coordinate discharges from the facility.
    • Initiate paperwork for patient intensity rating system review and level changes.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work or human services field including but not limited to sociology, gerontology, special education, rehabilitation counseling and psychology from an accredited program.
  • One year supervised social work experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals.
  • Computer knowledge and typing skills.
  • Familiarity with medical and legal terminology.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret complex information.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, residents, family members and visitors.
  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, turn, bend, stoop, lift, push, pull, reach, talk, hear, taste and smell.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move up to 25 pounds.
  • Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens and hazardous materials.

Why join Virginia Health Services?

Locally owned and operated for over 50 years, Virginia Health Services seeks kind and compassionate employees to join our family-like team. We take pride in delivering outstanding long-term care nursing services to our friends and neighbors in this community, just as we would want for our own family members. Likewise, we believe in supporting our staff with opportunities for personal growth and professional advancement, as well as providing excellent benefits!

Recognizing you have many options; VHS offers many perks to being part of our team!

  • Rewarding & meaningful relationships with our residents and other mission-minded coworkers.
  • Competitive pay rates including higher entry-level salaries among major local health care providers.
  • Most full and part time employees are eligible for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Group Health and Dental Insurance Programs.
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days to eligible full and part-time employees.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with an employee contribution annual basis.
  • Tuition reimbursement is available to qualified staff who further their job-related education.
  • State-of-the-art, Employment, Enrichment and Education Center to provide hands-on opportunities for training and development of our team!

Learn more about caring community today: http://www.vahs.com

Virginia Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. We are a drug free workplace.

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