Jewish Senior Services
  • Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • Days

Social Worker, MSW (Full-time 32hrs.)
Bridgeport, CT
Employment Type:
Full Time
Summary: Provides casework and counseling services to Residents and their families.

Reports To: Nursing Director

Titles Supervised:

Shift: Full-time 32hrs.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Experienced with short term rehab, assessing the needs of patients/residents and families, providing support and guidance, developing and coordinating discharge plans, referrals to appropriate agencies, MDS, Care Planning.

2. Facilitate discussion with resident/patient, responsible parties and staff regarding roommate problems and changes. Facilitate meetings with responsible parties and support groups as necessary. Make notation in medical record. Maintain complaint log.

3. Participate in designing, and on occasion present, inservices to the Home's staff regarding issues related to resident rights and psychosocial needs of the elderly. Supervise graduate and undergraduate students in social work and/or volunteers as time permits.

4. Coordinate and complete investigation of any abuse allegations submitting written reports as requested.
5. Represent the resident/patient in court matters when necessary.
6. Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Master's Degree in Social Work preferred.

Experience:1-3 years clinical experience with the elderly population preferably in a LTC setting

Licensure: MSW preferred


Ability to handle multiple demands and deadlines; Ability to communicate effectively; Ability to utilize various software packages to carry out position responsibilities.

This description of responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

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