Geriatric Social Worker Resume Samples

A Geriatric Social Worker undertakes the most crucial task of meeting the biopsychosocial needs of older adults. The job description and duties associated with the post are listed on the Geriatric Social Worker Resume as – connecting the elderly with the community resources, coordinating care for individuals who need various services, helping the elderly and their families examine their needs, completing paperwork on behalf of the elderly clients, assessing the strengths, needs, and weaknesses of the elderly people, developing treatment plans, helping clients and patients adjust to life changes, evaluating the geriatric mental health services; taking the elderly to doctor’s appointments, and arranging social activities and gathering for elderly patients.

Even while the workplace may vary, the skills needed to carry out the duties are universally common and include – well-trained to handle the physical needs of the elderly population, basic knowledge of psychology, kind and considerate, yet a high level of mental stamina to bear the detachment during potential death of their patients. A bachelor’s degree in social work or psychology is usually needed to work in social worker positions.

 

Geriatric Social Worker Resume example

Geriatric Social Worker Resume

Objective : Seeks to contribute relevant experience in a position that offers skill utilization of social services for clients in regards to substance abuse, domestic violence and pregnancy issues.

Skills : Chemical Dependence, Health Education, HIV Counseling.

Description :

    1. Assisted in completing social work and caregiver assessments, along with individual case studies.
    2. Focused upon ADL (Activities for Daily Living) for geriatric patients and assistance in obtaining community resources.
    3. Participated in staff training and educational workshops regarding the geriatric population.
    4. Coordinated and managed Thanksgiving and Christmas Fundraisers for the elderly and low-income population.
    5. Performed administrative and secretarial support functions for the Board of Education.
    6. Coordinated and managed priorities and projects within organizations.
    7. Provided administrative services that included projects/assignments that required confidentially.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MA In Social Work


Geriatric Social Worker Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Geriatric Social Worker with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Communication, Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Managed inquiries, tours, admissions, and functions for Dementia Specific Personal Care Community and Adult Day Program.
    2. Coordinated family meetings, services, discharges, and peer support groups for residents/participants.
    3. Served on several committees to promote Presbyterian SeniorCare initiatives and programs.
    4. Facilitator for monthly Alzheimer's Association affiliated Support Group.
    5. Supervised for Bachelor and Masters' level students in Social Work and Geriatrics.
    6. Advocated for residents and their families to ensure communication, structure, and consistency for their safety.
    7. Presented training and workshops on various subjects to consumers, families, and employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MSW In Gerontology


Geriatric Social Worker Resume

Objective : Looking to obtain challenging and meaningful work in a dynamic, team-driven setting. Detail-oriented, flexible, empathetic, and experienced with clinical mental health treatment of adults, families, and adolescents, geriatric rehabilitation, services for developmentally disabled adults, and children with emotional disturbances. Maintains a holistic perspective on treatment and care.

Skills : Event Coordination, Facility At Learning New Computer Applications.

Description :

    1. Managed caseloads and acted as an advocate for client rights.
    2. Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports.
    3. Consulted with other professionals regarding the treatment of specific clients.
    4. Evaluated and addressed individual client needs and concerns.
    5. Facilitated individual and group therapy sessions.
    6. Presented case history material for review and discussion with other staff members.
    7. Assessed patients and delivered comprehensive case management services.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Advanced In Biblical Counseling

Geriatric Social Worker Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Geriatric Social Worker professional skills and knowledge to be an effective and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Electronic Health Records, Medicare.

Description :

    1. Completed psychosocial assessments, individual service plans, discharge planning, and in-home assessments.
    2. Provided case coordination of community resources and referral sources.
    3. Provided group sessions and counseling to clients and family members.
    4. Provided and maintained required documentation of all services performed.
    5. Maintained a network with other organizations in the eldercare field and represented the agency in contact with human service health care and community organization groups and individuals.
    6. Collaborated with a multidisciplinary team to promote treatment planning and goals.
    7. Worked Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MSW In Health/ Mental Health

Geriatric Social Worker Resume

Objective : Professional with 14 years of demonstrated success inprogram and business development. Particular expertise in delivering a high levelof customer service and conveying complex technical information succinctly.

Skills : Billing And Coding, Social Worker.

Description :

    1. Advocated for individual clients needing community resources.
    2. Served as a broker by connecting clients with resources.
    3. Coordinated services for home care following hospitalizations.
    4. Collected and analyzed patient information to help other professionals understand clients' needs.
    5. Discharging planning on the geriatric floor.
    6. One side was the demented and Alzheimer's patient while the other side was the psychiatric patient that just happened to be 55 and older.
    7. Helped families with the next step in helping their aging relatives.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BA In Social Work

    Geriatric Social Worker Resume

    Headline : Seeks to attain a most challenging position addressing the needs of inner-city youth through community outreach and diverse avenues of communication.

    Skills : Time Management, and Multi-Tasking Skills.

    Description :

      1. Made routine in-home visits to clients to check on their well-being.
      2. Conducted care plan assessments to identify client needs.
      3. Carried out the care plan.
      4. Managed the paperwork and determination of need, in order to provide services to enable the elderly to stay at home, as long as it is beneficial.
      5. Helped people live the lives that they want.
      6. Conducted psychosocial interviews, mini-mental examinations, suicide assessments.
      7. Made mood, cognition, behavior, psychosocial wellbeing, and delirium.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    MSW in Gerontology

    Geriatric Social Worker Resume

    Headline : Providing great customer service with a growing company. Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized, and efficient. A team player, bringing enthusiasm and energy into group efforts.

    Skills : Social Media Management, Talent Acquisition, Content Sourcing, Customer Service, Human Resources, Project Management.

    Description :

      1. Participated as an interdisciplinary treatment team member.
      2. Conducted individual and group therapy.
      3. Served as an active member on the Performance.
      4. Conducted Sensory Training Group.
      5. Facilitated Reminiscent Therapy and Life Review.
      6. Attended weekly meetings with the psychiatric team where we discussed each patient in detail.
      7. Coordinated between services, liaison between resident, family, and staff, counselor, advocate, and educator.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    MSW in Gerontology

    Geriatric Social Worker Resume

    Headline : Seeks to obtain a permanent career that provides challenging assignments as well as growth opportunities that will motivate to contribute to the productivity of the company and further develop skills.

    Skills : Strong Leadership, Team Player.

    Description :

      1. Conducted extensive research in the areas of life skills, grieving, and community resources to better serve clients.
      2. Maintained average census of a minimum of 35 residents out of 37 possible for two years.
      3. Increased marketing awareness for Adult Day Program and reached goals to increase census.
      4. Troubleshoot, resolve problems, and handle customer complaints.
      5. Participated in Principal meetings and recorded minutes for the Board of Education.
      6. Served as a social worker on the Geriatric unit at State Hospital.
      7. Wrote assessments, designed treatment plans, and conducted group counseling.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    MSW in Gerontology

    Geriatric Social Worker Resume

    Headline : Seeks to obtain a position that will utilize and challenge the professional skills and field experience that have been acquired, while offering positive growth and development within the organization.

    Skills : Strong Oral/Written Communication, Organization, Inventory Management, Coordinating, Planning, Managing.

    Description :

      1. Worked with families in conjunction with discharge planning.
      2. Manage daily needs and care plans for Long Term Care Unit.
      3. Assisted Living Facility under the direction of Lead Rehab Social Worker.
      4. Worked in a multidisciplinary team setting.
      5. Responsible for weekly meetings with patients.
      6. Coordinated Individual, and Group sessions with patients.
      7. Provided individual, group, and family therapy relative to psychological problems.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    MSW in Gerontology

    Geriatric Social Worker Resume

    Headline : Interested in a long-term career, involving extensive people interaction and diverse corporate projects, would like a challenging position, which rewards ambition, initiative and offers opportunities for professional and financial growth.

    Skills : Conflict Resolution, Fast/Adaptive Learning, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Statistical Analysis, Budgeting.

    Description :

      1. Provided on-site team services.
      2. Provide supportive services to residents.
      3. Educate residents and families about Advance directives and living.
      4. Coordinated referral sources collaborate with the geriatric doctors, coordinated admissions, individual crisis intervention/support counseling.
      5. Conducted initial psychosocial assessments and evaluated further treatment and designs system changes based on empirical findings.
      6. Developed knowledge of community networks and resources for elderly of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
      7. Assessed the psychosocial functioning and needs of patients and their family members to formulate and implement a treatment plan.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    MSW in Gerontology