Vivage Senior Living

Social Worker - Uptown

US-CO-Denver
Requisition ID
2017-1875
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Other

Overview

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 Uptown Healthcare Center is a community wherein complementary alternative modalities are utilized for healing and creating a sense of well-being. The goal of Uptown is to foster an environment that is focused on care, healing and wellness. Uptown serves a diverse population with a wide age range. We serve to deliver the highest quality care to those in need, including the behavioral health population.

 

Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is  dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

Responsibilities

Currently, Uptown Care Center is seeking a Full time SOCIAL WORKER at their 79 bed skilled nursing community located in Denver, CO.  

 

The primary responsibility of the SOCIAL WORKER position is to assist in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the overall operation of our facility’s Social Services Department. A successful SOCIAL WORKER in our community has these traits and attributes:

 

  • Organized
  • Able to multi-task in a faced paced environment.
  • Empathetic and patient.
  • Bi-lingual a plus!

Qualifications

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be able to communicate policies, procedures, regulations, reports, etc., to personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies/personnel.
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree from an approved school of Social Work or a bachelor’s degree in a human service field including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, and psychology.
  • Must have, as a minimum, one (1) year supervised social work experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals.

 

Uptown Care Center is proudly a managed facility of

 

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled

 

No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

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