Hebrew SeniorLife

  • Social Worker, Center for Memory Care

    Job Locations US-MA-Roslindale
    Job ID
    2018-2154
    Category
    Social Services
  • Overview

    The Social Worker for the Center for Memory Care provides psychosocial assessments, education and emotional support to the patients and their families referred to the Center for cognitive/memory assessment, family assessment, and dementia care management services.  

     

    Responsibilities

     
    • Collaborates with Center for Memory Care clinicians and other staff to provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic and dementia care management services.
    • Complete Social Work assessment and other required documentation for new patients and their family caregivers in a concise, clear and timely manner.
    • Provide patient/family with education and support regarding aging, illness, coping and loss.
    • Provide interventions and consultations as needed.
    • Advocate for patients and families within organization and community.
    • Provide clinical consulting to staff inter/intra departmentally.
    • Participate in care coordination meetings.
    • Lead family meetings and collaborate in the planning of care for patients and families.
    • Facilitate caregiver support groups.
    • Represent social work on facility committees as needed.
    • Attend all regularly scheduled staff and committee meetings.
    • Participate in Quality Improvement initiatives.
    • May participate in the training/supervision of social work interns.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned or as responsibilities dictate.

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Social Work.
    • Current Massachusetts LCSW license required.
    • Minimum of 2 years social work experience.
    • Must have experience working with families.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to be flexible and autonomous in managing workload.
    • Proficient in the use of pertinent computer software/systems

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