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Social Worker

Foundation For Exceptional Achievers | Atlanta GA 30340 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/09/2013

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PURPOSE To specify duties and
requirements of the Social Worker POLICY Each employee/contract agent will receive a description of his/her position that includes duties and responsibilities, and the minimum requirements for the position. PROCEDURE REPORTS TO: Administration NATURE OF WORK

1. Understand the needs of individuals affected by cognitive impairments;

2. Be sensitive to the needs of the individuals’
family and/or caregivers;

3. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills;

4. Demonstrate an ability to interact in a professional manner with provider staff and representatives from outside agencies;

5. Be available to work unscheduled days and hours;

6. Be a team builder and participant to attain care, organization and program objectives;

7. Maintain First Aid, CPR and CPI certification. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Conduct admission interviews and psychosocial assessments, complete admission forms and ensure the collection of physical exams, ISP’s, and other needed forms relating to the individual;

2. Create and maintain individual files with all required documentation;

3. Review files on a quarterly basis and report findings to Administration;

4. Assist with developing and evaluating the social service needs of individuals on an ongoing basis and develop and evaluate (quarterly) the social service portion of the individual care plan;

5. Assist in the provision of case management for individuals regarding all facets of care within the Foundation;

6. Participate in the individual ISP meetings and recommend/establish individual goals and course schedules;

7. Work with the administration to ensure all instructional staff understand the individuals’ strengths, goals, medical and behavioral needs in order to facilitate individual care and growth;

8. Under the supervision of the management respond to and record inquiries regarding FEA service;

9. Under the supervision of the management provide support and liaison between the individual, family, and agency;

10. Under the supervision of the management check in with individuals as needed;

11. Advocate for individuals, by safe guarding their rights and care; while following FEA guidelines

12. Under the supervision of the management facilitate discharge planning and continual individual care;

13. Participate in the continuous quality improvement team;

14. Participate in the research and train staff in the emotional care and behavior management of individuals;

15. Attend weekly staff meetings and trainings;

16. Check individual progress notes daily;

17. Check staff notebook documentation for completeness;

18. Create and notify providers and families of individual outings;

19. Under the supervision of management create quarterly summaries of clients progress;

20. Other duties as assigned.  2. 1-2 years of experience working with adults with disabilities.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 30340, United States
Annual Salary $23,000.00 - $25,000.00/Yearly
Travel Required 1% of the time
Categories Social Work/ Services
Function Social Work/Counseling
Experience Years 2 yrs
Pref Major Social Work
Pref Degree Bachelors
Certifications Maintain current First Aid, CPR

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Mike Burton
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Fax 770-986-4882