Trinity Health FT Social Worker BSW at Sanctuary at St. Marys in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Assist in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing overall operation of the Social Service Department according to federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, established policies and procedures, etc. to assure the medically related emotional and social needs of the residents are met/maintained on an individual basis.

  1. Know, understand, incorporate, and demonstrate the Mission, Vision, Values and Guiding Behaviors of Trinity

Health and Trinity Senior Living Communities in behaviors, practices, and decisions.

  1. Consistently demonstrate (leads by example) Sanctuary Values to all internal and external customers (residents,

visitors, volunteers, and associates.) Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, propagating a calm

environment throughout the community.

  1. Execute assignments in a culture that is shared and collaborative across all divisions within TSLC.

  2. Interview residents/families to obtain social history in a private setting to determine and participate in community

planning related to the interests of the facility and the services and needs of the resident and family.

  1. Supports community personnel from other departments through coaching and mentoring to help achieve

optimum standard of excellence. Addresses issues of concern through courageous conversation and notifies

department manager of any interactions requiring attention.

  1. Identify health care instructions of each resident offering opportunity to formulate advanced directive and inform

attending physician of any/all outcomes.

  1. Participate in discharge planning, development and implementations of social care plans and resident assessments.

  2. Perform cognitive eval and assess resident moods and assure proper follow up care or treatments are offered with

assistance from interdisciplinary team.

  1. Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting in a timely

manner etc. as necessary and submit to Director.

  1. Refer resident/families to appropriate social service agencies as necessary; provide information to

resident/families as to Medicare/Medicaid, and other financial assistance programs available to the resident.

  1. Provide consultation to staff, etc. when problem solving needs of the resident through the development of social

service programs.

  1. Assist in developing, delivery and follow-up of a written plan of care for each resident that identifies the

problems/needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each problem/need identified.

  1. Determine, recommend and follow-up on effectiveness of equipment and supplies necessary or as may be

required, and follow-up services pertinent for home care (i.e. physical/occupational therapy).

  1. Enters information and documentation accurately in Care Tracker in accordance with company policy, practice

and standards.

  1. Assist in the recruitment, interviewing, and selection of personnel for the Community or Department.

  2. Participate in community surveys and when necessary develop a plan of correction for department deficiencies

  3. Ensure that all charted progress notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided and of the

resident’s response to the service.

  1. Must function independently, make independent decisions, demonstrate flexibility, personal integrity and ability to

work effectively with residents and personnel.

  1. Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, TSLC Corporate

Integrity Program, Code of Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a

manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior


Job Number: 00111188

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Organization Name: Trinity Health Senior Communities

Facility: TSLC - Sanctuary at St Mary's

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40