Licensed Social Worker LSW
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Description

Sierra Ridge Wellness Suites

6225 Sharlands Avenue, Reno, NV 89523

P: 775-683-4200

www.sierraridgewellness.com

 

Full Time: Days

 

About Us:

Sierra Ridge Health and Wellness Suites is a brand new 136-bed state-of-the-art senior healthcare and rehabilitation facility located in Reno, NV. Our beautiful facility offers several healthcare services including short and long term care, rehabilitative care, comprehensive wound care, and more!

 

Position Summary:

The Licensed Social Worker will assist in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing of the Social Services Department within the facility in accordance with current existing Federal, State and local standards as well as our established policies and procedures to ensure that the medically related emotional and social needs of patients and/or residents are met and maintained on an individual basis. They will develop and manage the initial contact as necessary with the discharge planner, family or responsible party to initiate tour of facility and follow up procedures. The Licensed Social Worker will also develop and maintain a good working rapport with intra-department personnel, other departments within the facility and outside community health, welfare and social agencies to ensure that social service programs can be properly maintained to meet the needs of the patients/residents. Finally, they will keep abreast of current federal and state regulations as well as professional standards.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate must be a skilled communicator, director and motivator
  • Must have a current, unencumbered Social Work license, valid in – NV
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work strongly preferred
  • Must have at least 3+ years of experience in a long term care facility
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize many tasks effectively
  • Must have reliable transportation

 

Benefits:

Our full time team members are valued and offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Ticket Monster Perks - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

Req. ID:006404 | 90426 - Sierra Ridge Health and Wellness Suites

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Fundamental, when one person cares for another, it’s more than a profession. It’s a relationship. One based on experience as well as empathy. It is a blending of high-tech with high-touch. It is a relationship nourished by understanding. We seek to understand each patient as the person he or she is; keeping in mind not only the individual’s health needs, but moreover, the individual as a whole.

With this core philosophy, we seek to help patients and their families through what can be a very emotional decision-making process. We provide guidance and consultation on everything from how to choose the facility that’s right for you to providing resources that help you cope with the nature of the decision itself.