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Social Worker - Englewood

Company: InnovAge
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 14, 2018

Job Description:



Job Summary

The Social Worker plans, organizes and implements social work services to participants and their caregivers in accordance with InnovAge policies and all applicable regulations. Conducts psychosocial assessments, participates in care planning and acts as a liaison between the participant and the interdisciplinary team.

Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities

Functional Category: Client Care

Estimated Percent of time Spent --- 100%

-- Assists physician, or intermediate care provider, and other team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the health problems.

-- Provides psychosocial services in accordance with established standards.

-- Participates in the coordination of Agency's services with the services of other community resources; uses community resources.

-- Participates in discharge planning.

-- Serves as a resource person to employees, patients, physicians and other allied healthcare providers.

-- Develops a cooperative relationship and communicates effectively and professionally with physicians.

-- Immediately reports any accident, incident, lost articles or unusual occurrence to appropriate management staff

-- Participates in staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.

-- Maintains contact with community support groups and provides professional expertise as required.

-- Participates in the development of the plan of care; ensures that the patient plan of care includes identified problems, interventions and goals.

-- Participates in community activities and facilitates community awareness and support; promotes awareness of services


Job Qualifications

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Requirements

Education

Required

-- Master---s degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

Required

-- Require personal transportation, current state issued driver---s license, good driving record and auto insurance as required by law






-- -- Maintains current CPR certification

Work Experience and Qualifications

Required

-- A minimum of one year experience working with the frail or elderly.

Preferred

-- One (1) year in home care preferred

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required

Computer Skills

-- Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

-- Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new applications.

Keywords: InnovAge, Denver, Social Worker - Englewood, Healthcare, Denver, Colorado

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