Social Worker

Location
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Nov 12, 2020
Ref
req52303
Role
Other
Location: Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Village

Address: 3025 Terrace Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88011-5048 USA

Employment Type: Full-Time

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Responsibilities

This position admits, transfers and discharges residents as appropriate; works with family members and the interdisciplinary team to assure resident centered care.

Contacts appropriate community members, speaks at community functions and conducts tours and educational sessions; keeps community aware and up to date on the care center/campus. Formulates and coordinates interdisciplinary discharge plans for residents. Assures successful transfer of residents both within the center/campus and to outside agencies. Assures leave of absences are processed smoothly. Assures all aspects of admissions process of residents is done in compliance with state and federal regulations and in compliance with GSS guidelines. Assesses and develops a plan of care that meets residents' needs. Provides or arranges for social services for residents / family members as appropriate. Completes all documents related to social work. Educates families and residents regarding placement, care and rights. Teaches staff on issues related to resident care, rights, and behaviors. Uses the EMR accurately.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a human services field including but not limited to sociology, special education, gerontology, rehabilitation counseling or psychology. Licensure or certification as a social worker in the state where the center /campus is located, if required by State Social Work licensing board.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action

Division: SOCIAL SERVICES

Req ID: req52303