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Friendly Senior Living Social Worker, Full Time (40 hours) in Rochester, New York

Social Worker, Full Time (40 hours)

Rochester, NY•Social Work/Admissions



The Friendly Home in Rochester NY is seeking afull time, 40 hours per week Social Workerto 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 in our Transitional Care Center.

Why Join The Friendly Home Team?

  • The Friendly Home is truly a leader in providing quality nursing and rehabilitative care to older adults in Rochester, NY.

  • In 2018 we were recognized as a Top-Performing Nursing Home by the NYS Dept. of Health. The Friendly Home is 1 of 3 nursing homes in Monroe County to receive this honor!

  • Our excellence is based upon the dedication of ALL our employees, who take great pride in providing compassionate care and services to our Members.

  • We LOVE to recognize our employees and acknowledge their integral role in successfully caring out our mission!

What will I do as a Social Worker with The Friendly Home?

• 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.

• Assesses Members' personal, financial and social needs.

• 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.

• Assists in admission planning under the supervision of the Director of Social Work. Completes all required Admissions forms and authorizations.

• Utilizes community resources where appropriate.

• Keeps Director of Social Work informed of the emotional, social and/or financial status of Members.

• Assists Director of Social Work in planning programs which would enhance the social work department.

• Participates in In-Service Education and Safety Programs. May attend meetings and workshops to improve job skills.

• Coordinates family/staff conferences relating to Member care issues.

• Coordinates and participates in hospice evaluations and enrollments.

• Coordinates and assists with Member room transfers.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field required. MSW preferred.

  • 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 Transitional Care operations and procedures.