TH Social Worker II

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
May 17, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

TH Social Worker II-1801235

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Position Summary:

At the Long Island State Veterans Home, the TH Social Worker II is an integral part of our interdisciplinary health care team. The incumbent provides the most comprehensive service possible to be able to assess and identify psychosocial needs and develop criteria to assure that patients and families in need of social work assistance obtain needed services.


Duties of a TH Social Worker II may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Provide Social Work Services to residents 60 - 90 assigned residents, including long term treatment, planned short term treatment or crisis intervention according to individual needs.
  • Assist resident family members and/or resident advocates in mediating facility and community systems.
  • Participate/initiate interdisciplinary team meetings for resident care provision and discharge planning.
  • Engage residents and/or families in professional treatment relationships to assess the need for Social Work intervention.
  • Provide social work practice to assist resident and/or family to cope with the psychosocial issues connected with illness and or end of life.
  • Maintain required documentation as per department policies and procedures and in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Working Conditions:

Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.


Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work. NYS Social Work license. Experience in a healthcare setting to include one year in a long term care setting.


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with MDS, discharge planning, electronic medical records, and ADL software. Working experience with the Veteran population. LCSW and Supervision in Field Instruction (SIFI).



Special Notes:

The Long Island State Veterans Home is a tobacco-free environment. Tobacco products are strictly prohibited anywhere on our 25-acre campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department, clear a background investigation; submit three (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s), if applicable. Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The LISVH is a 24/7 skilled nursing facility. As such, all positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary to meet the operating needs of the facility.

The Long Island State Veterans Home, located on the campus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care program dedicated to the care of honorably discharged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and widows, as well as Gold Star Parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day and where commitment, compassion, initiative, and leadership are recognized and rewarded. We care for America's Heroes every day.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


Official Job Title: TH Social Worker II
Job Field: Professional Clinical
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Social Services-Long Island State Veterans Home
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am -5:00pmSocial Services-Long Island State Veterans Home
Posting Start Date: May 16, 2018
Posting End Date: May 30, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3

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