Social Worker

  • Charlottesville
  • The Laurels Of Charlottesville

Are you a social worker dedicated to improving the lives of seniors? As a social worker at The The Laurels of Charlottesville, you will provide medically-related social services that help guests to attain and/or maintain their physical, mental and psychosocial well-being.

Laurel Health Care Company offers one of the leading employee benefit packages in the industry. This includes:

  • Comprehensive health insurance - medical, dental and vision
  • 401K with matching funds
  • , a voluntary benefit that allows associates at our facilities the ability to access their pay when they need it.
  • Paid time off (beginning after six months of employment) and paid holidays
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Tuition reimbursement and student loan forgiveness
  • Free CNA/STNA certification
  • Zero cost uniforms
  • Legacy,our new virtual community and rewards & recognitions program

When you work with Laurel Health Care Company, you will join an experienced, hard-working team that values communication and collaboration.

Why just work when you can help shape a legacy?

Responsibilities:

  • Completes admissions, social services evaluations, provides for social services or referrals, and maintains communication with resident and families.
  • Assists guests with financial and legal matters (e.g., applying for pensions, referrals to lawyers, referrals to funeral homes for preplanning arrangements);
  • Provides discharge planning services (e.g., helping to place a guest on a waiting list for community congregate living, arranging intake for home care services, assisting with transfer arrangements to other facilities, working with outside agencies toward safe discharges);
  • Provides or arranges needed counseling services and psychiatric medication management as indicated.
  • Assures documentation is accurate and timely in MDS care plans.

Qualifications:

  • Current social work licensure in the state.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work required; master's degree preferred.
  • One year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting is preferred.
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