POSITION EXPERIENCE & ABILITIES:

 

            NOTE:  These requirements represent minimum levels in order to perform the job on a satisfactory basis.  Candidates must have the ability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.

 

 

  1. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social work or equivalent and at least one year of social work experience in a health care setting.

 

  1. Work deals with mostly areas such as preparing and reading data and figures, client records. Requires depth perception, color perception, field of vision (peripheral), and the ability to see at distances are also important as work sometimes deals with people and objects in a general setting.

 

  1. Requires ability to recognize differences in sound, such as voices / noises that are loud and playful instead of angry and combative.

 

  1. Requires ability to exercise independent judgment. Exercises initiative, patience, tact and confidentiality.  Works under little direct supervision.

 

  1. Requires ability to maintain composure, positive attitude and flexibility in a changing environment of stress and frequent interruptions.

 

  1. Requires ability to keep detailed records and prepare routine reports.

 

  1. Requires ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, families of residents, volunteer staff, vendors and the public.

 

  1. Requires ability to meet emotional and physical demands of residents.

 

  1. Requires ability to encourage dignity and self-esteem in residents, utilizing basic knowledge of human behavior and basic knowledge of physical / emotional needs and modalities of the elderly.

 

  1. Requires knowledge of basic health care practices and procedures; familiarity with counseling and education techniques in health care field.

 

  1. Requires ability to use up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objects.

 

  1. Requires ability to grasp, pull, push, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordination

 

  1. Requires Sufficient good health to properly discharge duties.

 

  1. Ability to speak clearly and make self understood effectively in face to face interactions; articulate with accuracy to speak on the phone.

 

  1. Requires proficient ability to speak, read, and write English.

 

  1. Requires ability to maintain confidentiality.

 

  1. Proficient working knowledge and ability to accurately and timely operate and perform computer related tasks with specific equipment and software applications required.

 

  1. Requires commitment to Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally.

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