Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Social Worker- R/D in Waverly, New York

Full time Days

Our campus serves the Twin Tiers region offering a continuum of care focused on senior health and wellness. Our beautifully updated 202 bed skilled nursing facility (SNF) serves seniors in need of subacute rehabilitation, long term care (LTC), secure memory care, and respite care. Our campus also offers Assisted and Enriched living apartments, an Adult Medical Day Services program, and an Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic.

Demonstrating our commitment to continuous quality improvement, Elderwood at Waverly was awarded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a 5-Star rating in quality and honored as a 2017 national recipient of the coveted American Health Care Association’s (AHCA) Silver Quality Award.

Our focus on delivering innovative resident care through “right touch”, “right skill”, and “right technology” provides a great atmosphere to support new employees who are excited to make a meaningful difference in senior care. At Elderwood, we value investing in our employees through clinical education opportunities and mentorship to achieve excellence.

If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference in senior care, apply today!

“Delivering best outcomes through right touch, right skill, right service, right technology, right care; re-engineering the way health care is delivered” --Elderwood

Social Worker team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing social services for residents.

  • 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.

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. Master's degree is social work preferred

  • One year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals

  • Experience 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.

Requisition ID: 2018-3806

External Company URL: http://elderwood.com

Street: 37 North Chemung Street