Social Worker

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/23/2022 8:32 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Social Work
Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
$16.80 - $25.20 / hour


$16.80 - $25.20 / hour


Social Worker Pay Rate Range :  $16.80 - $25.20/ hour PLUS experience credit!  Earn more with experience!

NEW, Gas Allowance Benefit for Full and Part-time positions!


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 Apply today!  Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid Benefits:

  • Gas Allowance Stipend
  • Newly, renovated building
  • Increased Tuition Assistance Program for Clinical Tracks 
  • Shift Differentials
  • Full Benefits Package
  • Employee referral program

This position is located in Lake Placid, NY. home of the 1980 Olympics!


Elderwood at Uihlein at Lake Placid is seeking a knowledgeable, compassionate Social Worker seeking making the difference in the lives of our residents and their families. We are looking to fill our FULL TIME position.


Social Worker Position Overview:


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

Join Our Team

Put the CARE back in CAREER - Join our team today!

Employee Perks!

Friendly and supportive staff, Generous PTO & holiday package, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance


Social Worker 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.

Base wages increase with experience!


Social Worker 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 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.


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.


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