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Social Worker

Company: Elderwood at Williamsville
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Put the CARE back in CAREER - Join our team today! Overview:Social Worker team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing social services for residents.Employee Perks!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Consistent work and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balance, Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Truly make a difference in our residents' lives while providing top notch care Responsibilities:Assumes a social work caseload of all residents on a nursing unit according to policies and procedures described in Section B of the Social Services Manual.Greets and helps acclimate new residents.Assists with development and review of plan of care to meet the long and short range health care goals for individual residents on the assigned nursing unit.Completes SCREEN form for new admissions to unit and for discharge process if applicable.Takes an active part in decisions and procedures regarding discharge or transfer of residents to another level of care.Documents pertinent information regarding residents as required by department and facility policies and procedures.Cooperates with staff of other departments in meeting the physical, emotional and social needs of residents.Provides financial, personal, or group counseling for residents and their family members or sponsor.Participates in in-service training programs upon request.Qualifications:Minimum of a bachelor's degree in social work or a bachelor's degree in a human rehabilitation counseling, and psychology from an accredited institution; and services/ field including, but not limited to, sociology, gerontology, special education.One year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting working directly with individualsExperience in casework required.Valid Drivers License and clean driving record required.Work experience in the admission or discharge area of social work very desirable.Desire and ability to work with the elderly and to cooperate with other staff members necessary.Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood at Williamsville, Tonawanda , Social Worker, Healthcare , Tonawanda, New York

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