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Social Worker II - Yates & Surrounding Counties

Company: Rochester General Health System
Location: Dundee
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the delivery of social work services to identified home care clients. The Social Worker provides support and counseling to referred clients and facilitates financial and long-term care planning, as needed. The Social Worker is responsible for communicating with health care team and documenting all care activities.

STATUS: Part Time

LOCATION: Dundee Office-Covering Yates, Schuyler and parts of Livingston and Seneca counties

DEPARTMENT: Home Care

SCHEDULE: 32 Hours, Day Shift

ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work with a minimum of five years direct Social Work experience. Home visiting experience strongly preferred.

  • Proven psycho social assessment skills.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills essential.

  • Ability to stay organized and flexible important. Possession of a valid NYS driver's license and own car required.

  • interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide Patient/Family Services. Interprets to the home health team the social factors in the patient situation that may have bearing on his/her progress. Helps patient and family understand and accept the illness and to anticipate its accompanying adjustments.

  • Resource Management. Coordinates resources to alleviate the financial impact of illness and assists patient and family in planning for payment of medical care. Determines the need for continued social work service and draws upon other community agencies that can further assist the patient and family.

  • Discharges. Assist with discharge planning from Lifetime Care program(s).

Keywords: Rochester General Health System, Syracuse , Social Worker II - Yates & Surrounding Counties, Other , Dundee, New York

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