Social Worker LTC
This position requires a functional knowledge of the performance skills required of a Social worker in helping patients with social, emotional and related difficulties associated with their medical condition or recovery and adjustment to said condition. The work is performed under the supervision of or in conjunction with a qualified social worker who is available either on a consulting or direct supervisory basis. Independence of action will vary depending upon whether or not the incumbent is under direct daily supervision. Employees in this class are expected to confer with professionals or agencies in or outside of the facility to obtain assistance and guidance for patients. Does other related duties as assigned.
Typically Monday through Friday during day shift. Flexibility to cover meetings with family members on off shifts or weekends when needed a must.
Education: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, human services or resources; MSW preferred.
Experience: Experience with the Geriatric population a plus.