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Social Worker

Riverside Healthcare


Location:
Norfolk, VA
Date:
05/25/2017
Job Code:
112004
Categories:
  • Healthcare/Medical
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Job Details

MENTOR HOUSEHOLD SW at Riverside
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Social Worker

Leadership/Management

RIV HLTHY LVNG COMM SMITHFIELD

REHABILITATION HOUSEHOLD

Full Time

Day Shift

primarily days, rotating weekend

Bachelor's Degree
Certification Required or Eligible

Riverside Convalescent Center at Smithfield is seeking qualified Social Worker candidates for a Social Worker, Household Mentor opportunity. 

 

The Household Mentor works in partnership with the Household Nurse Mentor to promote short-stay guest well-being and satisfaction by supporting guest-directed care in a beautiful, new 34-bed skilled nursing facility. The Mentor provides leadership to the household team, keeps the overall functioning of the Household running smoothly, and fortifies the vision of the Household. This individual supervises employees within the scope of licensure and household responsibilities. As a working leader, the Household Mentor performs tasks essential to the direct care of the guests according to facility and RHS policies and procedures. The Mentor assures the Households ability to promote the psychosocial well-being and care transitions of all guests, including discharge planning, as well as to plan and carry out social activities in the Household. The Mentor facilitates a real team approach that empowers staff and guests to make autonomous decisions. As an employee of the Household, the Household Mentor is considered a versatile worker and is cross-trained in different functions of the Household within scope of licensure (if applicable) in order to meet guest needs as they occur. One year of long-term care experience required, two years preferrable.

 

Education:

  •  Bachelor's degree in Sociology or Social Work required OR Associate's degree and two years of supervised social work or human services experience required.
  • Upon employment willing to complete state approved Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP I course)

Certifications: Heart Saver AED certification required within 30 days of hire. Current and valid driver's license with acceptable driving record required. 

Experience:  Two years of leadership experience preferably in healthcare, senior living, family and aging services, mental health, children's services strongly preferred. 

 

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