Social Worker

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Bronx, NY
  • Applications have closed

Schervier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Administrative Functions Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the social service programs of the Facility. Assist in the development, administering, and coordinating of Social Services Department policies and procedures. Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards, and make recommendations onchanges in policies and procedures to the Social Services Director (“Director”) or Administrator. Review department policies and procedures, at least annually, and participate in making recommended changes. Assist in developing and implementing policies and procedures for the identification of medically related social andemotional needs of the resident. Participate in community planning related to the interests of the Facility and the services and needs of the resident andfamily. Participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of social care plans and resident assessments. Interview residents and families to obtain social history. Involve the residents and families in planning social service programs when possible. Assist in arranging transportation to other Facility’s when necessary. Refer residents and families to appropriate social service agencies when the Facility does not provide the services orneeds of the resident. Provide information to residents and families as to Medicare and Medicaid, and other financial assistance programsavailable to the resident. Provide consultation to members of our staff, community agencies, etc., in efforts to solve the needs and problems ofthe resident through the development of social service programs. Assist in providing solutions for social and practical environmental problems including seeking financial assistance, discharge planning (including collaboration with community agencies), and referrals to other community agencies when specialized assistance is required.Education A Master’s Degree in social work preferred. Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in social work,sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, psychology, or any other specialized intellectual instructiondirectly related to social work.Experience Must have, as a minimum, three (3) years supervised social work experience in a health care setting working directlywith individuals.Specific Requirements Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel. Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing socialservices. Must be a member in good standing in the National Association of Social Workers and Academy of Certified SocialWorkers, Inc.Related keywords: social worker, social work, social services”Work Location:One locationWork RemotelyNoJob Type: Part-timePay: From $30.00 per hourMedical Specialty:GeriatricsEducation:Master’s (Preferred)Work Location: One locationShow more