Social Services - Social Worker Masters - IN, La Porte - Job

Golden Living Centers  -  La Porte, Indiana 46350
2/27/2020 8:22:57 AM
JOB ID: 2915078 Specialty: Social Services




Social Worker Masters

Position Social Worker Masters


You know our patients are much more than just customers as a Social Worker Exempt at Golden LivingCenters. Our patients are family, and with your help, we can ensure that all their social, emotional and psychological needs are met. Partnering with the our professional and collaborative staff, you'll help our patients reach their full potential during their stay at our facilities and after discharge. Your job is vital to making sure our patients and their families are as comfortable as possible and are treated with the utmost respect during challenging times. Let our patients know they're family as a Social Worker Exempt.

Are you ready to take a whole life into your hands and help patients get back on their own two feet? The right person will not take no for an answer when it comes to our patient's comfort, happiness and well-being.


Provides medical social services to the patient and family in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care so that the function of each patient and the coping capacity of each family member will be maximized.


* Provides clinical supervision and guidance to assigned bachelor's prepared social workers; provides staff support when appropriate and facilitates monthly, staff support meetings
* Provide medical social services under the direction of a physician. Assists the physician and other members of the team in understanding significant social, spiritual, and emotional factors related to the patient's health problems to establish a plan of care that fosters the personal worth, spiritual well-being, and human dignity of each patient. Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Group and actively participates in the development and review of the plan of care for assigned patients
* Assesses the social, spiritual, and emotional needs and factors in order to estimate the patient's and family's capacity and potential to cope with the problems of daily living and with the terminal illness. Manages high risk cases that have shown extreme family dysfunction due to bereavement denial, grief and/or loss or that have an observed/analyzed high risk, psycho-social needs
* Helps the patient and family to understand, accept and follow medical recommendations and provide services planned to assist the patient and family in achieving the optimum social, spiritual, and health adjustment within their capacity. Prepares the patient to deal with changes and the family to support the patient. Observes, records, and reports social, spiritual, and emotional changes
* Utilizes all available resources, such as family, hospice, and community agencies, to assist the patient and family to live better within the limitations of the illness
* Documents all services in the patient's clinical record
* Participates in ongoing educational programs


Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities

Position Requirements


* Masters Degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
* Currently licensed Social Worker per requirements in state of practice
* Minimum two (2) years social work experience in a health care delivery system preferred
* Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance


* Valid driver's license, 24-hour access to a motor vehicle and maintain personal auto liability insurance coverage (required for positions working in hospice & home health)
* CPR certified (required for positions working in hospice & home health)
* Must possess computer skills of the types and at a level necessary to accomplish the job
* Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
* Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels


Sedentary work involves lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.


At Golden LivingCenters, we share our passion for improving quality of life through innovative healthcare, one person, one family and one community at a time. Each of our 23 Indiana Living Centers is held to the highest clinical standards and is staffed by caring, experienced professionals. We strive to hire and retain personnel of ability, character, and dedication by providing good working conditions, training and leadership, and personal growth opportunities.

Location 00256 - Fountainview Terrace
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Shift -not applicable-
Category Social Services
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Position: Part-Time

La Porte, IN
La Porte, Indiana