Social Worker – BPHCC

The Dane County Department of Human Services (DCDHS) – Badger Prairie Health Care Center (BPHCC) is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Social Worker. The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies that occur within the next six (6) months.



Complete resident interviews and summarize the information. Provide expertise in mood, behavior, and psychosocial well-being of the residents. Facilitate meetings with the resident, resident representative and interdisciplinary treatment team. Ensure that residents and resident representatives have a voice in the care planning process including developing resident centered goals and interventions. Monitor and document residents’ response to interventions and make updates to ensure their needs are met. Assist staff in understanding resident individual care plan interventions through education, role modeling, and individual coaching. Provide ongoing supportive contacts with residents that include education, empathy, and therapeutic interactions to address challenging behaviors. Manage resident personal trust account in cooperation with resident and financial decision maker (or payee) to meet resident needs. Provide professional testimony at court hearings. Perform other duties as assigned.

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