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Geriatric Social Worker

Company: Nursing Careers
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

One of the largest community health centers in the United States is looking for a Social Worker of PACE to join their team in San Francisco and provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment, crisis intervention and case management for elderly members.
This Hospital is a non-profit community health center which offer comprehensive health services to a variety of patients, a majority of whom are underserved in their community. This hospital is especially brilliant because they offer linguistically-competent and culturally-sensitive health care services in many languages including Cantonese, Mandarin, Toishan, Vietnamese, Burmese, Korean, Spanish, and Hindi. This Hospital operates 12 clinics and one main hospital in San Francisco, as well as 7 additional clinics in the greater San Francisco districts. This Hospital and its clinics serve 250,000 people and offer almost every medical specialty. This facility and its clinics have about 400,00 patient encounters, 70,095 patients, and a large percentage of patients from the Asian community. This hospital has been recognized by NCQA, National Committee of Quality Assurance, they were awarded the Quality Improvement Award from HRSA, received the Northern California Achievement Award for Colorectal Cancer, and more.
The PACE Clinical Social Worker is someone who provides comprehensive medical and social services to community-dwelling elderly individuals, patients who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid Benefits. This PACE Social Worker will:

Work with geriatric/older adult population.
Conduct psychosocial assessments to determine PACE Participants’ care needs.
Provide supportive counseling to Participants and/or their family members, as indicated.
Develop and lead group counseling, support groups, and/or other relevant activities.
Refer to Participants and families to appropriate community agencies or facilities.
Acts as a liaison with such organizations, and as an advocate for participants.
Works with the IDT to manage smooth care transitions between settings (hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home, etc.)

If you’re a Social Worker of PACE and Geriatrics who loves the city, loves to help people, has a heart for the underserved community, then this is the perfect position for you. There are loads of thing for the Social Worker of PACE to do in the city. San Francisco has everything that a LCSW would need. Amazing sites, amazing, food, and a variety of amazing cultures. This hospital is looking for a Geriatric Social Worker to join their team today. Apply today!

Keywords: Nursing Careers, Oakland , Geriatric Social Worker, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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