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IDVS Social Worker

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/16
Posting End Date: 2024/06/16
Category: Social Services
Sub Category: Health Care Support
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Post Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 28.50
Maximum Salary: 31.50
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Idaho Division of Veterans Services 

This position will remain open until filled; the posting will be taken down once a candidate is selected


The Idaho Division of Veterans Services (IDVS) is recruiting for a full-time Social Worker for the brand-new state-of-the-art Veterans home in Post Falls! 

The ideal candidate for this position will be relied on for providing professional social work services to elderly residents and their families.

WE OFFER EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BEYOND COMPARE:

Responsibilities:

  • Provides professional social work/case management services to residents and families.
  • Conducts psychosocial assessments for the purpose of admission screening and evaluation of treatment and progress in the applicant's immediate milieu.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team staffing to formulate treatment plans.
  • Provides individual casework counseling and evaluation services to implement specified treatment plans.
  • Provides intervention services to residents and their families throughout the residents' stay at the facility.
  • Communicates with relatives, guardians, and other appropriate persons regarding the resident's need for assistance in adjusting, modifying, or improving social functioning and behavior.
  • Investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of the residents.
  • Represents residents on behalf of their claims, expenses, and their requests to the facility.
  • Inputs data with subsequent updates into the MDS Plan of Care for nursing care residents.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  •  Licensure as a Social Worker in Idaho in accordance with Idaho Code 54-32. 

MQ Specialties:

  •  Experience in a health care setting or facility social service.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) process.

EEO/ADA/Veteran:

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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