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Just want to send many thanks to the staff at Hannah Duston on Monument Street in Haverhill! Chris runs a great ship and the staff on Pentucket is fabulous!!! My mom Joan B. has been a patient there for one year and she has had nothing but loving care.We can never thank you enough for all you do!!!! The nurses and CNA's there are the best. THANK YOU!!!! —Lynn D.


Hannah Duston Healthcare Center

Social Worker - Per Diem

Location: Marion, MA - Sippican Healthcare Center

Category: Social Work

Social WorkerPer Diem

Primary Responsibilities:
• May participate on the Admission Team, with the Administrator and Director of Nursing, to assess the appropriateness of referrals for admission to the facility. This is done prior to the admission of the resident.
• Participates in the formation of the total care plan for each resident based on medical, nursing, and psycho-social needs of the resident.
• Resident and family are involved to the extent feasible in formulating the care plan.
• May document pre-admission activities in the clinical record or each new admission.
• Shortly after admission, develops the social service evaluation for the clinical record, to include the resident's social history, social and emotional need of the resident, working goals and treatment plan.

Prerequisites:
• Must be licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
• Must have at least a BA in Social Work or other related discipline from an accredited university.
• At least two (2) years work experience as a social worker required with experience in a health care setting preferred.
• Possess working knowledge of state and federal programs and regulations affecting nursing homes preferred.
• Possess general knowledge of community health and social resources preferred.
• Knowledge of growth and development across the life span required.

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