24 – 40 hours per week (you tell us your preference); must hold a ME Social Worker license, or able to obtain a ME Conditional Social Worker license.
Work with residents in the nursing home by identifying their psychosocial, mental and emotional needs along with providing, developing, and/or aiding in the access of services to meet those needs; assess patients for admission; collect information about medical history and family background; work with the interdisciplinary team; responsible for fostering a climate, policies and routines that enable residents to maximize their individuality, independence and dignity.
Plan, organize, and execute the functions of the Social Service Department in order to meet its objective of assuring the highest practical physical, mental, psychosocial, and spiritual well-being of the facility’s residents and their families/responsible party in accordance with facility policies and in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Functions as the facility Compliance Program Leader and the Resident Grievance Official.
Must be able to work independently; have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; promote feelings of trust and security by establishing strong, caring relationships; and display tact, discretion, and sound judgment.