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Social Worker - Adult Day Health

Pond View Lodge in Lynn Ma is an adult day health care facility enabling seniors to obtain quality adult health care while remaining active and involved in the community and continuing to live in their own homes. Our program is open Mondaythrough Friday and is staffed with qualified, experienced licensed nurses and caregivers who are trained to provide individual assistance to each client. PondView Lodge features a habilitation program which offers seniors a focused approach to maintain health and maximize independence.

Job Summary:

•Responsible for ensuring the rights and dignity of Adult Day Health participants.
• Implementing social service plan and for periodically reviewing plan in conjunction with overall plan according to established policy.
• Providing social intervention, such as counseling, as patient advocate, as liaison with community, or regarding financial or emotional issues. 
• Maintaining social service progress notes on patient medical record which reflect any changes in patient psycho-social or physical status, evaluation of family interrelations, identification of new problem areas, and review of social service plans, goals, and progress made
• Possess genuine interest in geriatric population.

Qualifications:

1.EDUCATION: B.A. degree in Human Services or related field.

2. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Must have a genuine interest in working with geriatric patients and a sincere concern for their welfare and happiness.

3. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Good physical and mental health. Finger and hand dexterity to handle and manipulate instruments and equipment. Visual and auditory acuity to detect changes in patients' conditions. Must be able to lift and/or carry a minimum of fifty (50) lbs. Must be able to push and pull carts at a minimum of one hundred (100) lbs., and continuously walk, sit and stand. Must be able to turn, crouch, kneel, stoop, bend below waist, and reach above shoulder height as tasks dictate. Must use good body mechanics

Please submit your resume to tchasse@elderservices.com