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Social Services Positions Available

Director of Social Services

Full-time, day shift. Lakewood, located in Waterville, Maine, is a 105-bed continuing care center that includes three separate units. Alzheimer's/dementia care, long-term care and skilled nursing care, as well as rehabilitation services. To learn more about Lakewood please use the following link to our website: http://www.emhs.org/Locations/Inland-Hospital/Lakewood-Continuing-Care-Center.aspx. Valid driver’s license, prior healthcare experience, valid State of Maine Licensed Social Worker. To review the full job description and apply online please visit http://emhs.careers.org.  (posted 03/29/17)

Director of Social Services

Island Nursing Home and Care Center is looking for a detail oriented and organized person to assume the Social Work role within the facility. Under the direction of the Nursing Home Administrator, this position is responsible for planning the scope of Social Service programs in line with social work practices and within the framework of the Nursing Home policies and procedures including the coordination of resident admissions and discharges. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field along with 1 years’ experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals is required.  Experience in a long term care environment is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate. Please send resume to Lori Morey, Human Resources, 587 N Deer Isle Rd, Deer Isle, Maine 04627 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . (posted 12/28/16)

Social Worker - Brewer

Responsible for assisting residents with all social and emotional issues relating to placement in a nursing facility and all other aspects of his/her life.  Performs periodic assessments of all residents to determine status and needs. Primary Functions: Assumes a caseload as assigned by the Director of Social Services; assesses caseload from admission to discharge and develops treatment plans and documents interventions and pertinent information in medical record on a timely basis; complete Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Rap modules; participates in Resident Care Conferences to assist in the implementation of care plans; assists residents and families with adjustments which follow initial placement; encourages resident participation in facility activities; identifies and documents changes in affect, behavior or personality; advises the appropriate personnel; refers resident/family to community services or makes contact, when needed; intervenes in all resident conflict situations as necessary; develops discharge plans for caseload and coordinates all discharge planning in accordance with that policy and procedure. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a Bachelor's Degree in a related field; ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in order to communicate assessments and findings; ability to assess the resident's social, emotional and psychological needs and develop treatment plans; ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance of duties; ability to work independently and creatively; ability to work hours as scheduled based on requirements of the position/assignment; experience in health care and/or geriatric setting; knowledge of state and federal regulations governing the social service functions within a nursing facility. To apply, contact: Debra Chalmers, Administrator., Brewer Center for Health and Rehabilitation, 74 Parkway South, Brewer, ME 04412 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (posted 02/23/17)

Social Worker

Full-time, day shift. Lakewood, located in Waterville, Maine, is a 105-bed continuing care center that includes three separate units. Alzheimer's/dementia care, long-term care and skilled nursing care, as well as rehabilitation services. To learn more about Lakewood please use the following link to our website: http://www.emhs.org/Locations/Inland-Hospital/Lakewood-Continuing-Care-Center.aspx. Must be licensed in the State of Maine as a Social Worker. To review the full job description and apply online please visit http://emhs.careers.org.  (posted 03/29/17)