Social Worker/Life Coach - #1687122

Auburn Homes & Services


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Waconia, MN
Contract type: Full time

WHO WE ARE

Auburn Homes & Services is a not-for-profit senior services organization with Long-Term Care, Transitional Care, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and HUD Subsidized Independent Living Facilities located in Chaska and Waconia, Minnesota. We focus on our mission of providing comfortable housing, caring services and activities in the spirit of Christ's love to serve others with integrity and compassion. Our vision is that our residents will be empowered to live life with purpose and passion.

Auburn Homes & Services is an EEO/AAP employer and value diversity.



Location: Auburn Home in Waconia

Employment Type: Open to Part or Full-time

Compensation: $26.91-32.03 an hour

 

An individual professionally trained and employed to assist with discharge planning, facilitate adjustment to nursing home placement with residents and their families, and maintain appropriate records accordingly. This position is accountable to the Director of Life Coach Services.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains and actively promotes effective communication with residents/patients/clients and family members/personal representatives.
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive image of the entity in the community keeping in alignment with our mission, vision, and values.
  • Schedules and facilitates quarterly care plan reviews. Provides interdisciplinary staff with appropriate information. Reviews information on the overall plan of care and records appropriate information on the same. Completes MDS as assigned.
  • Assists in completing a social history on a resident within two weeks of his or her admission. The social history shall include identifying information, previous life experiences, significant inter-personal relationships, family relationships, illnesses, significant events, and any other interest which may be used by the inter disciplinary team in coordinating the overall plan of care.  
  • Maintains resident and family contact, especially when special problems/needs arise.
  • Assists residents/responsible party in completing and signing necessary forms, including Advance Directives.
  • Facilitates resident and family sharing of concerns or questions.
  • Recommends referrals to appropriate agencies in cases of financial or psycho-social problems or community discharge.
  • Assists residents and their support system with discharge planning, as appropriate.
  • Compiles information about community health and social services available and keeps a current resource file on these services.
  • Accepts and investigates all formal and written grievances submitted, as well as informal complaints, and then consults with the Social Worker Supervisor and/or the Administrator or DON in the timeliest manner appropriate. Maintains a file containing grievance forms and completed, resolved grievance issues.


Education and Training

  • Must possess a bachelor's degree (Social Work, Social Sciences or equivalent)
  • Must possess a MN Social Work License

Qualifications

  • Commitment to quality programs and services for the residents/patients/clients
  • Excellent communications and human relation skills
  • Ability to relate well to the residents/patients/clients, family members/personal representatives.
  • Ability to maintain and protect the confidentiality of information
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions and exhibit flexibility when needed.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.  Auburn Homes & Services is an EEO/AAP employer.

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