Licensed Social Worker

Arcadia Family of Companies   Honolulu, HI   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on April 30, 2024

Pay Range: $50,000.00 to $85,000.00 Annually

The Arcadia Family of Companies is a local non-profit organization committed to providing senior living excellence in a gracious, compassionate, and dynamic environment which meets the spiritual, physical, and social needs of every resident, client, and member we serve.


Why Join Us

Employees are the heart of all we do. We foster an environment of compassion, understanding, integrity and open communication. Our culture emphasizes collaboration and teamwork in a supportive environment that puts our residents, clients and members first. Each day we enjoy making a positive difference in their lives. Come join us to be part of our remarkable team where every member is valued!


Enjoy the Benefits

· Healthcare: Medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents; flexible spending account, and Employee Assistance Program.

· Retirement Savings: Generous 403(b) Retirement Plan with 8.5% employer contribution every paycheck based on gross income after completion of one year of employment when you contribute 4% or more.

· Free Employee Meals: More time to relax and let our chefs take care of your meals.

· Paid Time Off: Enjoy 10-20 vacation days based on tenure, plus 11 paid holidays – and yes, your birthday is a paid holiday!

· Sick Leave: After 90 days of employment, you receive 5 days of sick leave and can accrue up to 90 days, ensuring you have the support and flexibility you need when it matters most.

· Professional Development:

o Education Assistance Program for qualified employees who want to become Certified Nurse Aids (CNAs)

o Access to a wide array of online training courses through Relias, empowering you to enhance your professional skills; and much more!


What You’ll Do

Responsible for the provision of medically related social work services to help residents and clients attain or maintain their highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial wellbeing.


· Ensures that all resident rights and responsibilities are protected and enforced, and establishes and maintains a close liaison with residents and families.

· Keeps informed of prevailing Federal and State regulations relating to Long Term Care facilities, best practices in medical social services and disease entities relating to mental and psychosocial matters.

· Participates in admissions, discharges, and evaluation processes for all residents & clients to ensure appropriate assessment and documentation are complete and meet all applicable State and Federal requirements.

o Conducts a comprehensive social history and assessment of resident’s past and current social and emotional needs,

o Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to ensure that appropriate services are provided to each resident

o Conducts ongoing assessment, monitoring and evaluation of residents progress or lack thereof during their stay

o Identifies and assists in appropriate discharge planning for residents

· Participates in admissions, discharges and evaluation process for residents & clients to ensure appropriate assessment and documentation are complete and meet all applicable State requirements.

o Assists in the development of the Service Plan as relating to Behavioral or Mood related issues; discharge planning and other matters relating to resident’s mental or psychosocial wellbeing.

o Conducts ongoing assessment, monitoring and evaluation of residents’ progress or lack thereof during their stay.

o Assist in collaboration and communication with the resident and/or family members should a higher level of care be required for the resident and discuss options available within the community

o Utilizes Arcadia Family of Companies’ resources to assist residents in being as independent as possible as conditions permit

· Works in close collaboration with the inter-disciplinary team (IDT) to ensure the provision of quality medical social services for residents and clients.

· Assists in planning and managing care plan/service plan conference schedules within mandated time frames. And responsible for contacting residents and/or family members regarding purpose of meetings and invite them to participate as per facility protocols.

· Participates in developing a service plan/care plan to restore residents to optimum social and health adjustment within the resident’s capacity.

· Coordinates with department managers and supervisors to organize and promote educational opportunities for the residents relating to enhancement of residents’ mental and/or psychosocial wellbeing.

· Responsible for the creation/development and facilitation of Resident Council and Family Council meetings. Ensure that minutes of all meetings are taken and documented.

o Schedule monthly meetings in collaboration with selected Resident Council President/chair

o Assist in the development of an appropriate agenda

o Assist in coordination speakers as appropriate and requested by resident council members

o Collaborates with IDT members to provide support to identified resident council needs and requests

o Schedule quarterly Family meetings to provide updates, discuss concerns and/or recommendations of families regarding quality of care/life of residents, develop educational opportunities as requested or identified by families

· Assists with responding to residents, visitors and staff, independently giving information and handling inquiries when possible and as requested by the Administrator or Director of Nursing.

· Ensures that all resident rights and responsibilities are protected and enforced, and establishes and maintains a close liaison with residents and families.

· Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Master’s degree (M.S.W.) in Social Work; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with the elderly preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

Current State of Hawaii licensure to practice social work as required by the Hawaii Revised Statues (HRS) 467E.

Computer Skills

Proficiency in using a computer, which may include using such software as Vision or Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) and other applicable software applications.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

While performing their essential functions, employees are occasionally exposed to the following conditions:

· Air conditioned office environment

· Indoors without air conditioning

· Outdoors—all types of weather

· Hazardous materials


Arcadia Family of Companies is comprised of the following non-profit organizations: Arcadia 15 Craigside Arcadia Adult Day Care and Day Health Center Arcadia Home Health and Home Care Services Arcadia at Home Hale Ola Kino by Arcadia


Arcadia Family of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by federal or state law.

Arcadia Family of Companies

1434 Punahou Street
Honolulu , HI