END DATE October 15, 2016

Social Worker

Brookdale - Melbourne, FL

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  • Company
    Brookdale Brookdale
  • Location
    Melbourne, FL
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Education
    Masters Degree
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  • Number of Positions

Job Description

Melbourne, FL
Job#: prnMSWHHmelFL067965

This Medical Social Worker will provide Services in Independent and Assisted Living Communities, and in the General Population.

A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting all of their needs along the way. Every day our associates collaborate to guarantee this promise is fulfilled in more than 1,150 communities in 47 states. Our Senior Living Solutions include: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Continuing Care Retirement, Therapy, Hospice, Home Health, and Personalized Living.

Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.

Your responsibilities:
* Provide rehabilitative and support casework geared to restoring residents to their optimum level of social health adjustment
* Help residents utilize the resources of their families and the community
* Assist residents and their families with personal and environment difficulties, which predispose them toward illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits
* Consult with the physician and other members of the care team for the purpose of assisting them to understand significant social, emotional and environmental factors related to the patient's health problems

Required skills and qualifications:
* Graduate of a school of social work approved by the Council of Social Work Education with a Master's Degree (Must also be licensed)
* Three years experience in a medical facility (hospital, clinic, rehabilitation center, etc.)
* Home Health experience preferred, but not necessary
* Active license in good standing within the state
* Ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing social services
* Computer skills with Microsoft programs as well as specialized software
* Must enjoy working with the senior population

If you're a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!

Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan. BR img src='http://career.staffingsoft.com/images/013-97-150621.aspx'