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Social Worker - NHC HealthCare Lexington

Company: National Healthcare Corporation
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Social Worker at NHC HealthCare Lexington

NHC HealthCare Lexington is looking for a Social Worker to join our team!! The qualified applicant for this position should hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in social work from an accredited program, and have knowledge of the case management process and needs of geriatric patients, including funding resources.


  • Experience in dealing with people in crises is preferable.
  • Knowledge of the case management process, needs of geriatric patients, health care settings, working knowledge of funding resources such as Medicare Part A, B, C and D, Medicaid, Managed Care and other private insurances.
  • Imagination and creative ability, skill in working cooperatively with other professionals, ability to organize and carry out responsibility efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately both verbally and in writing in a wide variety of circumstances.
  • Commitment to the mission and goals of the center.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment where procedures cannot be standardized.
  • Ability to attend annual NHC sponsored social work conferences. These conferences may be out of town and require overnight stays.
  • Dedicated totally to the success of the center and The Better Way culture.
  • Degree Requirements:
  • Prefer Master's degree in Social Work from school or university accredited by the council on Social Work education or
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work from accredited college or university or
  • Other related human services field degree.


  • The social worker is responsible for the quality of social services rendered by the center.
  • Report to the Director of Social Work Services the current status of social services and present needs as perceived by the social worker.
  • Understand and abide by established policies of health care center and interpret them to concerned parties.
  • Participate in consultation with the Director of Social Work Services and the regional social work consultant, especially pointing out problems and trends that may require company policy attention.
  • Maintain confidentiality of professional information.
  • Abide by the Policies and Procedures in the NHC Social Work Services Manual.
  • Account for use of time, report sickness, and plan vacation time with the Director of Social Work Services.

National HealthCare Corporation is recognized nationwide as an innovator in the delivery of quality long-term care. Our goal is to provide a full range of extended care services, designed to maximize the well-being and independence of patients of all ages. We are dedicated to meeting patient needs through an interdisciplinary approach combining compassionate care with cost-effective health care services.

The NHC environment is one of encouragement and challenge ... innovation and improvement ... teamwork and collaboration ... and honesty and integrity. All NHC employees are committed as partners, not only to the health of our patients, but to the well-being of the communities we serve.

If you are interested in working for a leader in senior care and share NHC's values of honesty and integrity, please apply today and find out more about us at


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