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Social Worker - Bishop Spencer Place, Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Social Worker - Bishop Spencer Place

  • 4301 Madison Ave, Bishop Spencer Place, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • Social Work
  • Full Time

Job Description​

If you are looking for an extremely rewarding career and want to build close relationships with a variety of wonderful and interesting people, you should consider working in Senior Care.  Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place has a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Social Worker (or Social Service Designee) to serve seniors who are visiting our community for rehabilitation or other short-stay visits. 

Saint Luke's Bishop Spencer Place is Kansas City’s premier non-profit Life Care retirement community. Located between Westport and the Plaza we offer our residents a special place to live and our employees a truly wonderful place to work.

In this Social Worker (Social Service Designee) role, you will have a wide variety of interesting and challenging responsibilities to serve residents who are in the community’s skilled nursing center for rehabilitation.  Some of your specific responsibilities would include:

  • Identifying and understanding the significant social and emotional factors underlying a resident’s illness
  • Participating with the health care team to complete MDS’s and develop care plans
  • Working with residents and their family members to understand and accept necessary treatment
  • Communicating with insurance companies and obtaining treatment/stay authorizations
  • Helping residents adjust to the temporary and permanent effect of illness
  • Referring residents and family members to community resources when needed
  • Evaluating residents for potential return to home or transfer to a more appropriate level of care
  • Coordinating the resident discharge process

A successful candidate for this position should possess a Master’s degree in Social Work and be a Licensed MSW in the State of Missouri. We will also consider well-qualified candidates who have a related four-year degree to work in the capacity of a Social Service Designee.

Bishop Spencer place is the only Life Plan community in Kansas City that is part of a major health system. This means we have access to system resources and expertise which help the community thrive and will allow you to be more effective in your role.  In addition to a great work environment, we are pleased to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • No-cost life and long-term disability
  • 403(b) retirement with generous match
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Generous PTO and extended sick leave benefits
  • Voluntary benefits (life, short-term disability)
  • Opportunities for career growth and community involvement

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Licensed Masters Social Worker - Various

Master's Degree (Required)

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

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