Social Worker 1

Social Worker 1

Social Worker 1

Location: Lewistown, MT
Category: Healthcare
Employment Type: Professional Placement
Job ID: 38539
Date Added: 07/18/2022

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Social Worker 1

A licensed residential health facility in Lewistown is looking for two social workers to provide counseling to their long-term care residents. This is a rewarding career helping those in need. The area’s surrounding beauty and authentic western lifestyle is just an added bonus. Read on to discover the other perks and how you could be contributing to these resident’s well-being.

Responsibilities:

  • Counsel residents about financial issues, Advanced Directives, and therapeutic home visits
  • Investigate and document grievances and residents’ rights violations and report findings
  • Assist business office, DPHHS Reimbursement bureau, and Office of Public Assistance with financial assistance for residents
  • Maintain contact with the resident’s family or guardians to assist in making decisions and keeping the family informed during medical emergencies or emotional crisis
  • Participate as an active Care Plan Team member
  • Work as a Residents Rights Advocate
  • Recommend discharges, make referrals, and complete Aftercare Plan
  • Review admission packets and ensure applicant documents are in place as needed
  • Track all Mental Health Commitments
  • Attend hearings as a court appointed friend
  • Coordinate release of residents’ estates and personal belongings after death
  • Coordinate residents’ funeral or memorial services with funeral homes and families
  • Coordinate therapeutic work program for residents
  • Maintain records and provide information to payroll staff

Why you want this job:

Your paycheck is just part of a total compensation package. Eligible employees have access to competitive, innovative benefits packages at an affordable cost. All beginning on your first day of employment.

  • Access to No Cost health centers
  • Low-cost Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • 15 Vacation days each year
  • 12 Sick days each year
  • 10 Paid Holidays each year
  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program
  • Student Loan Repayment program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs
  • One free meal per shift (does this still apply to this location)
  • Area has growing healthcare market
  • Easy access to public lands, rivers, lakes, and streams
  • Abundant outdoor recreation
  • Vibrant community with an abundance of events and activities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Sociology, Counseling, or a closely related field
  • One to two years of job-related work experience in areas such as social work, human services working with Elderly, Disabled Adults, or Intellectually Disabled Adults

Salary: $22.50 Hour
Shift:  One Day-Shift and One Night-Shift Position available
Location: Lewistown

Get in touch! Contact Amy at 406-752-0191 or email your resume directly to [email protected].


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