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Licensed Social Workers help clients through counseling, therapy, education, and public resources. Sample resumes for this position highlight such skills as advocating on behalf of patients and their families; providing education to patients, families, and caregivers about coping skills, hospice, and palliative care; making monthly and PRN visits with patients to assess their needs and assist as needed; and documenting visit notes and pain observations, along with other pertinent information. The minimum level of education for this role is a bachelor's degree in social work, as per example resumes in this field.

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Licensed Social Worker

Provided comprehensive assessment including, MDS+, SIGMA and support services to over 100 residential geriatric patients and their families.

  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and related health care professionals to ensure continuity in treatment and discharge planning.
  • Conducted post-discharge follow up within two weeks of patients leaving the facility.
  • Provided psychotherapy and bereavement counseling to individuals.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Management / Communications
Group Work
2

Licensed Social Worker and Admissions Coordinator

Select and admit new residents into the Skilled Nursing Facility by communicating with hospitals and collaborating with the interdisciplinary team to meet the identified needs of the resident

  • Complete Psychosocial Assessments, Minimum Data Set Assessments, Mini-Mental Status Exams and other various assessments
  • Schedule and attend care plan meetings with residents, family members and the interdisciplinary team to discuss resident's progress, discharge plans or address a concern
  • Attend interdisciplinary Risk Meetings to create safety plans for residents who are at risk of falls, weight loss, wounds, etc.
  • Tend to resident situations that require crisis management
  • Educate residents and family members on Medicare, Medicaid, and other insurances accepted at the facility
  • Aide in a seamless discharge by connecting residents with home health agency services, ordering medical equipment and verify doctor appointments
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Social Work
MA
Social Welfare
3

Licensed Social Worker

Primary social worker for Social Security Project, managing high case load, connecting clients to essential resources

  • Counseling clients who are suicidal and dealing with dual mental health diagnoses. Provided one on one counseling to clients in crisis, linking them to the appropriate next level of care.
  • Trained and utilized crisis intervention techniques with clientele containing various types of issues.
  • Supervising and training two MSW Interns in case load management and proper case protocol.
  • Lead social worker on domestic violence project; counseling and advising clients, informing them of available DV resources in the community, and accompanying clients in court to provide support services
  • Resolving homelessness amongst low income client, with high proficiency in landing long term housing
  • Planning & organizing social work projects that support the community by creating and successfully fulfilling: school supply drives, holiday season donations, and company-wide food drives.
  • Provide Arabic translation to multidisciplinary staff including attorneys, paralegals, and social workers.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Social Work
4

Licensed Social Worker

Children's Hospital of NJ at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Newark, NJ

  • Participated as part of a multi-disciplinary team including developmental pediatricians, nurse, psychologists, occupational therapist, and speech pathologist.
  • Assessed child's psychosocial development at school and at home including but not limited to learning, social emotional, behavioral, psychiatric, and familial needs.
  • Created individualized psychosocial history and recommendations as part of multi-disciplinary team report.
  • Provided consultations for developmental pediatricians on an as needed basis in educating parents about their child's diagnosis including but not limited to learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, autism, etc. and on identifying community resources available to the family such as Case Management, Social Supplemental Income Program, and Division of Developmental Disabilities.
  • Provided brief therapeutic services including behavioral management techniques and supportive counseling to parents.
  • Assisted parents on contacting school guidance counselors, school social workers, and child study team members in requesting school meetings and/or referral for an evaluation.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MS
Student
5

Interim Licensed Social Worker

I was sought out and hired to bring this LTC Facility's social work department into compliance with state regulations.

  • Took care of admissions and discharges.
  • Provided advocacy for the residents and their families.
  • Member of the care plan team.
  • Provided assessment of more than 70 residents in the areas of cognition, mood and behavior, and well-being.
  • Implemented an off grounds day program for residents with mental health diagnoses.
  • Started in-house counseling for residents.
  • Started a reading service for those residents who were unable to read.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Social Work
6

Licensed Social Worker

Managed Long Term Care Program (MLTC)

  • Work collaboratively on interdisciplinary team consisting of Social worker, nurses, physical therapist, nutritionist, NPP, and manager developing individualized care plans for MLTC members sixty five years of age and older receiving Medicaid.
  • Provide care management via telecommuting from home office, field work, and agency office.
  • Conduct bio-psychosocial assessments as well as annual assessments to determine cognitive status, mood, and thought process.
  • Provide advocacy and identified community services and resources. Benefit screenings were conducted to identify services available and member eligibility for these benefits. Completed Medicaid and food stamp applications and recertification as well as NYSARC.
  • Assist in long term care planning by offering referrals and advice when nursing home placement was imminent. Provided supportive counseling to members and families during this transition.
  • Educate members regarding advanced care directives. Provided supportive counseling to guide and assist members and their caregivers in adapting to changes in their health and environment.
  • Actively participate in discharge planning at skilled nursing home facilities and hospitals to assess member's current cognitive and physical functioning in order to make appropriate changes/adjustments to plan of care and ensure a safe return.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Social Work
MA
Master of Arts
7

Licensed Social Worker, Mid-michigan Leadership Academy

Complete functional behavioral assessments, and implement appropriate behavioral plans/interventions for students age 4 to 14 years old with educational or behavioral needs

  • Collaborate with the school psychologist and special education department for evaluations
  • Offer counseling and resource gathering services for the student population and community
  • Member of the administration team, assisting in decisions which impact the students and staff
  • Oversee Restorative Justice practices throughout the building
  • Truancy Liaison, maintaining attendance and appearing in court on behalf of the school
  • McKinney Vento Liaison for the district
  • Successfully implemented and facilitator of the Behavior Response Team
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Disabilities
MA
Social Work
8

Human Service Representative (vii) (licensed Social Worker)

Conducted bio psychosocial functioning and needs of patients and families to help implement treatment plans

  • provides advanced and comprehensive case management consultation for families with children who have health risks, conditions or special health care needs
  • Conduct home visits and link families with resources in the community
  • Completes Intakes, Family Needs Assessments, Service Plans, and Follow-up Services to families on caseload.
  • Conducts comprehensive assessments to determine eligibility and need for PCS/PDN.
  • Conducts presentations and communicates program services and/or changes to consumers/public in a positive and accurate manner.
  • Provides training, consultation and technical assistance to program contractors and program providers.
  • Actively participates and advocates in Community Resource Coordination Groups (CRCG), case management coalitions, and community organizations.
  • Respond to public health emergencies such as, but not limited to disease outbreaks, environmental exposure and weather conditions
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
MA
Counseling
PhD
Health Sciences
9

Licensed Social Worker

  • Met with individuals daily to assist with daily living activities.
  • Interviewed and evaluated clients, including conducting safety and risk assessments.
  • Completed monthly credit card statement.
  • Completed Comprehensive Functioning Assessments and Social History Evaluations.
  • Work collaboratively with team members and family to obtain least restrictive environment for individuals.
  • Maintained confidential documentation.
  • Provide families with community resources.
  • Assist with guardianship for individuals.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Social Worker
MA
Social Work
10

Licensed Social Worker

Head up the Social Services Department of a 120 bed skilled nursing facility

  • Participate in MDS assessments and the care plan process
  • Perform discharge planning
  • Complete advance directives, social histories, and progress notes
  • Manage behavioral health services for residents, as needed.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts

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