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Benedictine Health System Social Service Designee - Living Community in St. Joseph, Missouri

The Social Services Designee is responsible for coordinating the overall interdisciplinary plan of care for residents, from admission to discharge.

Acts as liaison between resident/family and healthcare personnel, ensuring necessary care is provided promptly and effectively. Coordinates the psychosocial plan of care based on the residents’ needs. Assists residents with financial and legal matters, such as applications for medical assistance, referrals to lawyers, and referrals to funeral homes. Shows attention to those who are facing end of life issues and coordinates provision of services for grief and bereavement interventions.

Qualifications Preferred

  • Related coursework in social work or psychology.

  • Experience in a hospital or nursing home setting.

  • Experience with geriatric population.

  • Knowledge of medical setting and terminology.

  • Ability to intervene in a crisis situation.

EEO/AA/Vet Friendly

Posting Job Title: Social Service Designee - Living Community

Indeed Company Name: Benedictine

Shift: Days

Specific Shift Times (Ex. 6 AM - 6 PM): 8am-4:30pm

Scheduled Days of the Week: Varies