Resident Services Specialist / Social Worker

Job ID
Social Services/Admissions
Arden Hills
Johanna Shores
Full Time



Presbyterian Homes & Services - Johanna Shores in Arden Hills, MN is seeking a Licensed Social Worker / Resident Services Specialist to join its Social Services team.  The Resident Services Specialist is responsible for implementing resident services for residents consistent with regulations and established best practices. 


Consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services within a caring Christian environment.




The Resident Services Specialist is responsible for implementing resident services for residents consistent with regulations and established best practices. The Resident Services Specialist provides support through resident/family advocacy, ongoing assessment and evaluation, service coordination and care planning. The primary focus of this position is the quality of life of residents to assist them in achieving “their best day”.



  • Professional qualifications or equivalent experience in the provision of resident services in a health care setting. Current Licensure as a Social Worker. Degree in social work, resident services, human services or related field preferred.
  • Prior experience working with seniors and their families in senior housing, service or health care related environment preferred.
  • Experience in geriatrics or health care related environment.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment in problem solving and networking within the site and community.
  • Excellent assessment and documentation skills.
  • Ability to organize work flow, respond to emergencies and note detail. Ability to maintain a high level of performance in an environment of frequent demands and changes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social community service delivery systems preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Office and other common computer programs.
  • Demonstrated compatibility with  PHS' mission and operating philosophies.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

About PHS

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing high-quality housing, care, and service options for older adults since 1955. Currently serving over 26,000 older adults in 43 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa, we seek compassionate employees to further our reputation as an innovative leader committed to promoting independence, vitality, and well-being for those we serve.

We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With over 6,300 employees and plans for continued growth, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.



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