Social Worker, per diem in Rochester, NY

The Friendly Home Posted: 2021-05-24

Rochester, NY 14618

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The Friendly Home in Rochester NY is seeking a Per Diem Social Worker to join our Social Work Department. The Social Worker assists the Director of Admissions & Social Work in planning and carrying out Social Work programs for Members and families of the Home. The per diem Social Worker will work on an as-needed basis, primarily covering for vacation time off.

In this position, the Social Worker will:

Conducts interviews with Members, families and/or staff for purposes of MDS completion. Documents in the electronic medical records.
Assists in developing Patient Care Plans. Completes care plan in the electronic medical record.
Interprets the care plan to Members and families.
Records progress notes in electronic medical record concerning services rendered in relation to a Member's personal and social problems and/or needs.
Assists in discharge planning under the supervision of the Director of Social Work. Coordinates community based services and/or transfer requirements to another facility.
Interprets the psycho-social functioning of Members to the interdisciplinary care team. Provides emotional support to Members and families.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field.
Skills: Thorough knowledge of the case work process and care planning.
Knowledgeable in the area of gerontology; requires some experience with elderly population.
Familiar with Long Term Care/SNF regulations

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