Social Worker

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/10/2023 11:29 AM)
Requisition ID
2023-25413
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Social Work
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood at Amherst
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Salary
$16.80 - 25.20 / hourly

Salary

$16.80 - 25.20 / hourly

Overview

Elderwood at Amherst is seeking a compassionate and motivated Social Worker to join our team and make a difference in the lives of our residents.

This is not just a job, it's a calling, and it may end up being the most rewarding career move that you can make.

 

We are conveniently located at the intersection of Bailey Avenue & Eggert Road in Amherst, around the corner from University at Buffalo's South Campus.  

 

This is a full time opportunity and the benefits include:

  • Robust Employee Referral Bonuses (up to $2,000 per referral if you've got clinical friends!) 
  • 401K Plus EMPLOYER MATCHING 
  • Full suite of heath benefits

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.
  • Experience in a Long Term Care Setting is a must.

About Elderwood at Amherst: 

  • A mainstay in the Town of Amherst with easy access from all points in the Northtowns, Elderwood at Amherst offers skilled nursing, subacute rehabilitation services and secure memory care. The facility’s short-term rehab services are nationally-recognized for excellence. With skilled nursing in a home-like setting, community also offers a secure memory care floor, where residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood’s Seasons® Memory Care Program.

Join Our Team

Make a difference in the lives of others. Join our team today!

Employee Perks!

Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment, Free On-Site Parking, Friendly and supportive staff, Generous PTO & holiday package, Increased Wages, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Monthly employee appreciation events, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!

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.

From

USD $16.80/Hr.

Up to

USD $25.20/Hr.

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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