Social Worker

Organization(s): Choice in Aging
Location(s): Antioch
Job Type(s): Full-Time

Under the general supervision of the Program Director, the Social Worker provides social services, in accordance with Title 22 mandates, to assist participants and their families to solve medical and psychological problems that arise as a result of the participant’s disability.

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university
  • One year’s experience as a Social Worker in a health related field, with demonstrated knowledge of case management or a Bachelor’s degree in social work & 2 years’ experience as a Social Worker in a health related field, with demonstrated knowledge of case management
  • Possess knowledge of community resources for the disabled and elderly
  • Must have clean DMV record, reliable personal transportation, and auto insurance
  • Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to inquiry calls from prospective consumers, professionals and community referral resources
  • Conduct initial screening to determine appropriateness of referral
  • Conduct program tours for prospective participants and caregivers, professional referral sources and community members
  • Conduct initial in-home assessment with prospective participants and continuing assessments of participants through the formation of an individual plan of care in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Team
  • Coordinates admission and assessment process with admission clerk, program director and Interdisciplinary Team
  • Provide counseling to participants and families as needed
  • Provide scheduled in service trainings to program staff based on subjects in conjunction with or identified by the Program Director (PD)
  • Work with program participants when requested by the Activity Coordinator, regarding issues such as when a participant is exhibiting challenging behaviors or having difficulty being redirected
  • Coordinate and schedule time to work with participants with the Activity Coordinator in advance, ensuring smooth coordination resulting in a mutually desired outcome on Social Work issues
  • Coordinate the following required meetings: Rehabilitation Planning upon admission, Rehabilitation Review monthly, Utilization Review committee quarterly
  • Document progress of each participant through an Individual Plan of Care (IPC), quarterlies, reassessments and progress notes in the computer and in the participant’s chart, meeting all deadlines
  • Initiate and coordinate all required documentation, i.e., doctor’s referral and information for admission, Treatment Authorization Reports, Discharge Plans and follow-up, meeting all deadlines

Job Type:

  • Monday – Friday (closed on all major holidays)
  • Full-Time (Non-Exempt): 8 AM 3:30 PM

Benefits:

Staff working Full-Time (30+ hours per week) & Part-Time (20+ hours per week) are eligible for the following…

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Dental & Vision are free if you waive Medical Insurance
  • Voluntary Illness and Accident Protection (Aflac)
  • EAP & 403b Retirement Plan
  • Floating Holiday
  • Birthday Holiday
  • Generous PTO Policy
    • Staff working 40 hours per week can earn 17 days of PTO per year
  • Paid Time Off on most National Holidays

Additional Benefits for Full-Time Employees:

  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability

Application: To apply, please visit choiceinaging.org or email us your cover letter and resume. You can also call or fax us.

  • Email: employment@choiceinaging.org
  • Phone: (925) 682-6434 x291
  • Fax: (925) 849-1784

Subject Line: Attn: Human Resources Coordinator – *Title of Open Position*

Please note: The recruitment timeline for this position may vary and depend on many factors and we appreciate your patience during this process. Due to the high volume of applicants, we will only be contacting those candidates whose qualifications most closely match our requirements for the position.

Choice in Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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